Total Lunar Eclipse Party
Wagman Observatory will be open to the public for the Total Lunar Eclipse on Sunday night September 27 starting at 7:10 PM until Midnight. Totality lasts from 9:11 to 10:23 PM. Mid-eclipse is at 9:47 PM. Guests will also have the opportunity to observe Neptune and Uranus and other celestial wonders during this event. This is the second of two Total Lunar Eclipses in 2015. The other is the morning of April 4 shortly before sunrise.
The Nicholas E. Wagman Observatory is located in Deer Lakes Regional Park, Frazer Township, Pa., near the village of Russellton in northeastern Allegheny County and some 18 miles from Pittsburgh.
Looking to buy a telescope, accessories, star charts and books? Wagman Observatory is the place to start. We'll have free handouts, guides and booklets to point visitors in the right direction.
The Star Parties will be held WEATHER PERMITTING. The public should call 724-224-2510 for more information.