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Current News: 2014
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August 13: "Saturn: The Lord of the Rings", a free lecture at the Wild Center! More… Updated July 27

August 21 - 24: Sign up today for our 3-day astrophotography workshop and introductory lecture More… Updated July 13

FBConnect with us on our Facebook page! Updated July 13

July 25: We're holding a member's only observing party More… Updated July 13

July 16: "Mars", a lecture at the Wild Center by astronomer Aileen O'Donoghue More… Updated July 14

See photos from two recent events: SUN-Day & David Aguilar Updated July 1

July 11: Join us to celebrate the Grand Opening of our Observatory! More… Updated June 25

June 22: Celebrate International SUN-Day with activities, solar observing, games & prizes! More… Updated June 20

June 19: "The Quest for Alien Worlds & Alien Life", a lecture & book signing by science author David Aguilar More… Updated June 16

Tim Connolly's photo of Comet C/2012 K1 PanSTARRS was a winning entry in a "Catching Comets" contest! More… Updated June 7

Public observing every Friday night throughout the summer! More… Updated June 7

June 6: "Pregnant Rocks & Mystic Crystals", a lecture by WPTZ Meteorologist Gib Brown More… Updated June 2

We have a lot of exciting activities planned for this summer! More… Updated May 15

More new photos of supernova SN2014J! More… Updated January 29

We have a photograph of the newly discovered supernova in M82! More… Updated January 24

An article detailing the history and progress of the APO appears today in the Adirondack Explorer! More… Updated January 20

Welcome the New Year with a beautiful photo of the Sun! More… Updated January 2


News – 2013:

The APO received a generous donation - a Starlab planetarium! More… Updated December 22

Oh no! Comet ISON did not survive its close encounter with the Sun. See our Eye on ISON page for the latest. More… Updated December 4

Did you write a haiku during this summer's family game night? Your poem is on its way to Mars! More… Updated November 20

Comet ISON is slowly brightening in the morning sky, ready for its Thanksgiving Day rendezvous with the Sun. See our Eye on ISON page for the latest info and a new photo! More… Updated November 15

Clouds didn't diminish the fun for students in the final event of the After School Program - the Star Party. More… Updated November 10

Want to know about Comet ISON? Stay up to date with our Eye on ISON page! More… Updated October 26

Week 4 of the After School Program - Space Rocks & Navigating the Stars! And we now have class photos and videos on Flickr. More… Updated October 24

Week 3 of the After School Program - the Sun and Stars! More… Updated October 20

The Education Committee has been very busy this year! You can browse through our list of presentations, lectures, and programs. More… Updated October 14

Week 2 of the After School Program - the Solar System! More… Updated October 13

See a photo of the northern lights taken by APO Advisory Board member Tim Connolly! More… Updated October 3

The APO After School Program for Fall 2013 is underway! More… Updated October 2

TeleVue Optics founder Al Nagler paid a visit to the RORO for some observing last night! More… Updated September 27

September 13: Come to the Wild Center for a lecture by astronomer Noel Richardson More… Updated September 7

The APO hosted a visit from Congressman Bill Owens! More… Updated August 30


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"Saturn:The Lord of the Rings"
A lecture by SLU astronomer
Jeffrey Miller


August 13th at The Wild Center
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Saturn! - Click for details

Astrophotography Workshop

Get hands-on instruction in photographing and processing astronomical images.

Register online!

August 21st – 24th
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Photo credit: Ernie Rossi

APO: The Movie
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    Tupper Lake, NY 12986
    27 July, 2014