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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. 4/30 All day Full moon
Tue. 5/1 All day Gerard Kuiper discovers Nereid, the moon of Neptune, 1949

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Nereid_(moon)

 

Sat. 5/5 All day Alan Shepard first American in Space 1961

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

 

All day Cinco de Mayo
All day Cinco De Mayo
Tue. 5/8 All day Last quarter
Mon. 5/14 All day Skylab launched in 1973
Tue. 5/15 All day New moon
All day Nicolas Lacaille Born 1713

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

 

Thu. 5/17 All day Joseph Lockyer born 1836

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

 

Tue. 5/22 All day First quarter
Tue. 5/29 All day Full moon
Sun. 6/3 All day Ed White

First American to space walk 1965.

All day 200" Hale Telescope dedicated 1948
Wed. 6/6 All day Last quarter
Fri. 6/8 All day Giovanni Cassini born 1625
Wed. 6/13 All day New moon
All day Pioneer 10 leaves solar system 1983

Pioneer 10 leaves solar system 1983

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

 

Thu. 6/14 All day Flag Day
Sat. 6/16 All day Valentine Tereshkova first women in space, 1963.

Valentine Tereshkova first women in space, 1963.

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

 

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