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YCAS APRIL EVENTS
Shows Saturday, April 1, 2017 at: 2:00pm, "One World, One Sky", at 2:40pm, "StarWatch", and at 3:20pm "Max Goes to the Moon".
Evening Shows Saturday, April 1, 2017 at 7:00pm, "Two Small Pieces of Glass", at 7:40pm "StarWatch" and at 8:20pm "SUNSTRUCK".
Observing April 8, 2017 at John Rudy Park Observatory at 8-10
pm. Come and view
the night skies with us through one of our telescopes and let
our experienced members guide you on a tour of celestial
wonders, including stars, planets, nebulae, and the moon.
The York County Astronomical Society (YCAS) will offer a day long slate of activities for children and adults and a night of Public Observing at John C. Rudy County Park for Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 29, 2017. Daytime activities will take place from 1:00-5:00PM; nighttime observing will take place from 8:00-10:00PM. A rain date has been set for Saturday, May 6, 2017.
See: Astronomy Day
is an image of the lunar
crater Schiller taken by YCAS member Mike Wenz. It was taken at the YCAS
observatory at John Rudy Park in York, PA using the York County's LX-200
telescope and his DMK21AF04 CCD camera. The images were stacked
using around 1000 exposures out of 1500 exposures and processed using
Registax. See: Lunar
YCAS member John Sachs
new unknown asteroids. For more information of discovery and
animations see: Discovery
images by Michelle Wenz showing sunrise
on the Lunar surface. Animation was made from Michelle's images.
See More here: Lunar
County, Adams County, Pennsylvania Astronomy The Scout Merit Badge
and stared; the sky was lit,
The sky was stars all over it,
I stood, I knew not why,
Without a wish, without a will,
I stood upon that silent hill
And stared into the sky until
My eyes were blind with stars and still
I stared into the sky. --Ralph Hodgson (1913)
York County Astronomical Society, Located in York, Pennsylvania
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