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Snack list

*The snack providers for the monthly meetings: Snack 2019 Date Helper Day Apr OPEN HOUSE NOTHING May Mike Pelikan   Jun Carmelo   Jul Picnic   Aug Michael Contino   Sep   Pizza Provided Oct Chris McMullen   Nov Jim Steamer … Continue reading

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Bylaws 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

M51 by Michael Pelikan 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 … Continue reading

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Club In Action

Recently a group of members went to the US Air Force Museum in Dayton, Ohio. Following are pictures from Bill Warden   May 2019 Presentation by Chris Palma Chris gave a nice talk about the history of Astrophysics at Penn … 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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NEAIC and NEAF

Visit www.rocklandastronomy.com to learn all about NEAF April 6-7th 2019

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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 12/17/2018 Moon: On March 29 the crescent moon will be within a few degrees of Saturn in the dawn sky. Meteors: there is not a lot of meteor activity in February and March. Mars: The planet will be disappointing through a … Continue reading

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