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Pocono Mountain Observatory

The Pocono Mountain Observatory is a privately owned facility             
           located in the heart of the Pocono Mountains PA.

Calendar

Tue. 6/26 All day Charles Messier born 1730

Charles Messier born 1730.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_Messier

 

 

Thu. 6/28 All day Full moon
Fri. 6/29 All day George Elery Hale born 1868

George Elery Hale born 1868.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_Ellery_Hale

 

 

Sat. 6/30 All day Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

 

 http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cassini%E2%80%93Huygens

 

All day Tunguska impact, 1908.

Tunguska impact, 1908.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tunguska_event

 

 

8:00 PM Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

Cassini arrives at Saturn, 2004

http://www.google.com/search?sourceid=ie7&q=Cassini&rls=com.microsoft:en-us:IE-SearchBox&ie=UTF-8&oe=UTF-8&rlz=1I7ACAW_enUS405US405

 

Wed. 7/4 All day Independence Day
All day Crab Nebula supernova first seen, 1054.

Crab Nebula supernova first seen, 1054.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Crab_Nebula

 

All day Independence Day
All day Deep Impact smashes into Tempel 1, 2005.

Deep Impact smashes into Tempel 1, 2005.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Deep_Impact_(spacecraft)

 

All day Mars Pathfinder lands on Mars, 1997
Fri. 7/6 All day Last quarter
Mon. 7/9 All day Voyager 2 flies past Jupiter, 1979.

Voyager 2 flies past Jupiter, 1979.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Voyager_2

Fri. 7/13 All day New moon
Sat. 7/14 All day Mariner 4, first Mars flyby, 1965.

Mariner 4, first Mars flyby, 1965.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariner_4

Mon. 7/16 All day Lanch of Apollo 11,

Launch 13:32:00 UTC, 1969

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_11#Launch_and_lunar_landing

Mon. 7/16
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Sun. 7/22
All day Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 smashes into Jupiter, July 16-22, 1994

Comet Shoemaker-Levy 9 smashes into Jupiter, July 16-22, 1994.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Comet_Shoemaker%E2%80%93Levy_9

 

Tue. 7/17 All day Apollo/Soyuz space link-up 1975
All day First photo of a star (Vega) taken 1850
Thu. 7/19 All day First quarter
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