Space Out! Astronomy Weekend Join the staff of Carnegie Science Center's Buhl Planetarium and Observatory March 26-27 for Space Out! Astronomy Weekend. Learn about Mayan astronomy, get an up-close look at meteorites and Moon rocks, check out the latest and greatest telescopes, and hear the latest astronomical news from University of Pittsburgh astronomers and a scientist from the team mapping the Solar System with the IBEX space probe.

Presented in partnership with theAAAP, Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh, and made possible in part by Celestron, 99.7 FM, Fantastic Sam's, and Astronomy Magazine.

-March 26&27 Space Out! Astronomy Weekend

Fellow AAAPer's,

Time to save the dates of Sat.-Sun. March 26-27 for Carnegie Science Center's annual Space Out! Astronomy Weekend.

The regulars know the program. Newbies are encouraged to attend.

Talk about astronomy and AAAP. Demonstrate your telescope/binoculars to guests.>/p>

Get to know other AAAP members.

Enjoy the CSC Astronomy Weekend Program.

Date: Sunday, 3/27/2011

Location: Carnegie Science Center, One Allegheny Avenue, Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15212

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Information for Visitors:

March 27- 28, 2010,Carnegie Science Center, Astronomy Weekend, visit members of the AAAP, Amateur Astronomers Association of Pittsburgh, (Amateur Astronomers Association, WQED OnQ Video) at various interactive astronomy displays, including:

1. AAAP's 2010 Star Party Schedule.

2. Astronomy and Telescopes

3. Dark Sky Awareness and Environmentally Friendly Lighting

4. Upcoming astronomy related events in the Greater Pittsburgh Area.

Images of Previous Astronomy Weekend Events

Carnegie Science Center 2010 Astronomical Calendar

Saturday talks in 2010*Last Year*included:

12 pm - Miguel Sague & Antonio Taino Mayan Astronomy

1 pm - Dr. David McComas IBEX: Search for the Edge of the Solar System

2 pm - Dr. Andrew Zentner How the Sun Produces Energy

3 pm - Carrie Kennedy Celestial Mythology

Please check the Caarnegie Science Center, for the latest updates.

Carnegie Science Center

Location Details

Carnegie Science Center
Amateur Astronmers Association of Pittsburgh (AAAP), meets at the Main Science Stage of Carnegie Science Center, 7:30 PM, second Friday of month*, September - May, except for December.*Meetings may be rescheduled to facilitate special speakers and programs. Please check the club calendar for updates. AAAP operates two observatories. Check our website, for locations and star party dates.

One Allegheny Avenue

Pittsburgh, PA, PA 15212

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