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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

Mon. 11/20 All day Edwin Hubble, born, 1889.

Edwin Hubble, born, 1889.

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

 

Sun. 11/26 All day First quarter
All day First meteor photograph, 1885.
Sat. 12/2 All day Mars 3, first craft to soft-land on Mars, 1971.

Mars 3, first craft to soft-land on Mars, 1971.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mars_3

 

All day Pioneer 11 flies past Jupiter, 1974.

Pioneer 11 flies past Jupiter, 1974.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_11

 

Sun. 12/3 All day Full moon
All day Pioneer 10, first Jupiter flyby, 1973.

Pioneer 10, first Jupiter flyby, 1973.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pioneer_10

 

Thu. 12/7 All day Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, 1995.

Galileo spacecraft arrives at Jupiter, 1995.

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

 

Sun. 12/10 All day Last quarter
Thu. 12/14 All day Mariner 2, first successful planetary flyby (Venus), 1962.

Mariner 2, first successful planetary flyby (Venus), 1962.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mariner_2

 

All day Tycho Brahe born, 1546.

Tycho Brahe born, 1546.

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

 

Fri. 12/15 All day Venera 7, first craft to soft-land on Venus, 1970.

Venera 7, first craft to soft-land on Venus, 1970.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Venera_7

 

Mon. 12/18 All day New moon
Thu. 12/21 All day Apollo 8 launched, first manned craft to leave Earth's gravity, 1968.

Apollo 8 launched, first manned craft to leave Earth's gravity, 1968.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Apollo_8

 

Sat. 12/23 All day Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, moon of Saturn, 1672.

Giovanni Cassini discovers Rhea, moon of Saturn, 1672.

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

 

Sun. 12/24 All day Christmas Eve
All day Christmas Eve
Mon. 12/25 All day Christmas Day
All day Christmas Day
All day Issac Newton born, 1642.

Issac Newton born, 1642.

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

 

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