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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

Thu. 9/28 All day First quarter
Wed. 10/4 All day Sputnik 1, launched, 1957.

Sputnik 1, launched, 1957.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Sputnik_1

 

 

Thu. 10/5 All day Full moon
All day Edwin Hubble, identifies Cepheids in M31, 1923.

Edwin Hubble, identifies Cepheids in M31, 1923.

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

 

 

Sat. 10/7 All day Luna 3 photographs lunar far side, 1959.

Luna 3 photographs lunar far side, 1959.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_3

 

Sun. 10/8 All day Ejnar Hertzsprung born, 1873.

Ejnar Hertzsprung born, 1873.

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

 

Tue. 10/10 All day William Lassell discovers Triton, moon of Neptune, 1846.

William Lassell discovers Triton, moon of Neptune, 1846.

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

 

Thu. 10/12 All day Last quarter
All day Moon at Apogee.
Thu. 10/19 All day New moon
Sun. 10/22 All day First recorder solar eclipse (China) 2136 B.C.
Tue. 10/24 All day William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, moons of Uranus, 1851.

William Lassell discovers Ariel & Umbriel, moons of Uranus, 1851.

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

 

 

Wed. 10/25 All day Herny Norris Russell born, 1877.

Herny Norris Russell born, 1877.

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

 

All day Giovanni Cassini discovers Lapetus, moon of Saturn, 1671.

Giovanni Cassini discovers Lapetus, moon of Saturn, 1671.

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

 

Fri. 10/27 All day First quarter
Tue. 10/31 All day Halloween
Wed. 11/1 All day Charles Kowal discovers Chiron (comet) 1977

Charles Kowal discovers Chiron (comet) 1977.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Charles_T._Kowal

 

Thu. 11/2 All day Harlow Shapley born, 1885.

Harlow Shapley born, 1885.

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

 

Sat. 11/4 All day Full moon
Wed. 11/8 All day Edmond Halley born, 1656.

Edmond Halley born, 1656.

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

 

 

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