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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

Sat. 8/25 All day Voyager 2 flies past Saturn, 1981.

Voyager 2 flies past Saturn, 1981.

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

 

All day Spitzer Space Telescope launched, 2003.

Spitzer Space Telescope launched, 2003.

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

 

 

Sun. 8/26 All day Full moon
Tue. 8/28 All day William Hershel discovers Enceladus, moon of Saturn, 1789.

William Hershel discovers Enceladus, moon of Saturn, 1789.

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

 

 

Sat. 9/1 All day Karl Harding discovers Juno in 1804
All day Pioneer 11, first Saturn fly-up, 1979

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

 

Mon. 9/3 All day Last quarter
All day Viking 2 lands on Mars, 1976.

Viking 2 lands on Mars, 1976.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Viking_2

 

Sun. 9/9 All day New moon
All day E.E. Barnard discovers Amalthea, moon of Jupiter, 1892.

E.E. Barnard discovers Amalthea, moon of Jupiter, 1892.

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

 

 

Tue. 9/11 All day Patriot Day
All day 911, attacks, NYC, Washington DC, Shanksville PA. 2001

911, attacks, NYC, Washington DC, Shanksville PA. 2001.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/September_11_attacks

 

All day ICE probe flies past Comet Giacobini-Zinner, 1985.

ICE probe flies past Comet Giacobini-Zinner, 1985.

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

 

Thu. 9/13 All day Luna 2, first craft to impact the moon, 1959.

Luna 2, first craft to impact the moon, 1959.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Luna_2

 

Sun. 9/16 All day First quarter
Wed. 9/19 All day William Bond discovers Hyperion, moon of Saturn, 1848.

William Bond discovers Hyperion, moon of Saturn, 1848.

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

 

Sun. 9/23 All day Neptune discovered, 1846.

Neptune discovered, 1846.

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

 

Tue. 9/25 All day Full moon
Tue. 10/2 All day Last quarter
Thu. 10/4 All day Sputnik 1, launched, 1957.

Sputnik 1, launched, 1957.

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

 

 

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