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By Laws of Central Pennsylvania Observers

BYLAWS OF THE CENTRAL PENNSYLVANIA OBSERVERS Article I. NAME The name of the Organization is Central Pennsylvania Observers, also referred to in these bylaws as the Organization or the CPO. Article II. PURPOSE Section 1. Nonprofit Purpose The CPO is … Continue reading

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BFSP Directions from State College

Follow the link to Google Maps directions from State College to Cherry Springs. The highlighted route, which goes through Sinnamahoning, avoids all Route 44 construction and takes the same amount of time (from State College) as any other route.

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Club photos

Helix Nebula photographed by Bill Arden, October 2017 Following are some photos from the August 21, 2017 Eclipse James Steamer James Steamer James Steamer Steve Taylor Steve Taylor Tom Kasner Tom Kasner Tom Kasner Bob Baumbach   M101 by Mike … Continue reading

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Club In Action

  Black Forest Star Party 2018: It was the 20th Anniversary of the BFSP. The party at Cherry Springs was pretty much a wash as it threatened to rain due to the moisture from Hurricane Gordon. It was cloudy most of … Continue reading

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Welcome

The Central Pennsylvania Observers (CPO) is a small group of amateur astronomers here in the center of our state.  We try to actively offer and share our efforts with the community.  Our monthly meetings give us a forum to discuss … Continue reading

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Snack list

*The snack providers for the monthly meetings: March       Sam Finn April         Open House no snacks May          Liz Helms June          Carmelo Ferrigno July           Family Picnic August 2   Mike Pelikan August 30 Pizza provided by club at envelope stuffing for star party September … Continue reading

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NEAIC and NEAF

Visit www.rocklandastronomy.com to learn all about NEAF April 21 – 22, 2018

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Announcements and Meetings

Note to all members.  Dues are $20.  If you worked at the BFSP, then your dues are already paid. Send dues to treasurer Bill Gartner. Our officers for 2019 are: President: Steve Taylor VP: Joe Broniszewski Treasurer: Bill Gartner Secretary: … Continue reading

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In the Sky

Updated 11/8/2018 Note: November’s Astronomy Magazine has a fine article, “November’s 50 Finest Deep-Sky Objects” pp44-53 Mars The planet will still be the big and bright throughout October and November. In November the red planet will start to set around … Continue reading

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