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The Adirondack Public Observatory
P.O. Box 1332
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
(518) 359-3538 info@apobservatory.org
Stargazing at the APO Roll Off Roof Observatory!

The Adirondack Public Observatory will hold public star gazing sessions every Friday of each month through October! Observing will start 1 hour after sunset at the Roll Off Roof Observatory, 178 Big Wolf Road (map). Check our Observing Conditions page for the nightly sky forecast, and Facebook for observing notices; daily sunset times and the Moon's phase appear in the left margin of each page on our site! Weather cancellations will be announced on Facebook and a recorded message at (518) 359-3538.

All public star gazing sessions are free and open to everyone; no reservations are required.



Fall 2014 – Upcoming Events
Movie Night: "Asteroids"

"Asteroids", an episode from the Science Channel's popular series "How the Universe Works", will be shown at the Wild Center after a brief introduction by Marc Staves and the APO astronomers. A discussion of the episode will follow.

From icy worlds with more fresh water than Earth to flying mountains of pure metal, asteroids shaped our past and promise much more for the future. Could these enigmatic space rocks hold the key to how life in the Universe arises and is extinguished?

Friday, November 14, 7:00 pm at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake (map).

How the Universe Works

Movie Night: "Planets from Hell"

"Planets from Hell", an episode from the Science Channel's popular series "How the Universe Works", will be shown at the Wild Center after a brief introduction by APO astronomers. A discussion of the episode will follow.

Over the past twenty years we have discovered an extraordinary zoo of planetary nightmares outside our own solar system, all of them truly wild worlds, a collection of monsters. Now we must face the question: Is every planet out there a planet from hell?

Friday, December 12, 7:00 pm at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake (map).

How the Universe Works


Recent Events
Lecture & Book Signing: Andrew Chaikin – "Humans In Space: Past, Present & Future…?"

Author, speaker & space journalist Andrew Chaikin will hold a book signing and lecture. This event is free and open to the public.

Friday, October 17; a book signing will take place at 6:30 pm, with the talk beginning at 7:00 pm at The Wild Center, Tupper Lake (map).

Andrew Chaikin is the author of A Man on the Moon, a detailed description of the Apollo missions to the Moon. This book formed the basis for From the Earth to the Moon, a 12-part HBO miniseries.

Andrew Chaikin

Take a trip down memory lane by viewing a list of our previous events & presentations

 

© J.R. Miller, esq. The Adirondack Public Observatory, Inc.
Tupper Lake, NY 12986
23 October, 2014