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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

Open House December 7, 2017 Many members came out to meet guests and talk about and show off astronomy equipment. The public could view many displays, small Schmidt-Cassegrains, Dobsonians, and refractors as well as talk to our members about astronomy. … 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: January     Bob Baumbach February   Dave Miller 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 … Continue reading

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NEAIC and NEAF

Visit www.rocklandastronomy.com to learn all about NEAF

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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. Mark your calendars, the 2017 regular meetings are:   2018 January 11, 2018 Note: this is … Continue reading

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In the Sky

Updated 12/17/2017 Planets: In January Mercury, Mars, Jupiter and Saturn are morning objects. Uranus and Neptune are evening planets. Meteors: The Ursid Meteor shower will be December 23/24. It will be a favorable moon for this event.  The Quadrantid Meteor Shower … Continue reading

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