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September 2, 2010

September 2010 ALPOD Posted

Sunspots 1093 and 1099 are nearing the western limb.  Photo details: H-alpha: Televue 102iis refractor, Coronado SM90 h-alpha filter, DMK41AU02.AS camera, .5 reducer for full disk shot.  Taken by Mike Borman, August  14, 2010, Location:  Evansville, Indiana.



September 2, 2010

Section Updates this August

Jupiter Alert:  Jupiter Newsletter Vol. 12 No. 12 posted

Solar alert:  First Solar Radiation Storm of Solar Cycle 24

Solar Alert: CR2099 Carrington Rotation Released

Juptier Alert:  Jupiter Newsletter Vol. 12 No. 13 posted

Meteor Alert:  Early September Meteor Activity

Eclipse Alert:  Timing an Eclipse of the Moon with the Unaided Eye


August 8, 2010

ALPOD for August posted

This animation created from 27 individual images of Jupiter was taken August 3rd by Brian Combs, Buena Vista, GA


August 4, 2010

August Lunar Section Monthly Newsletter Posted

Please visit the ALPO Lunar Section or follow this link to the TLO newsletter.

Dark skies,



July 18, 2010

Jupiter Newsletter Vol. 12 No. 9 Posted

Please see the latest Jupiter Newsletter HERE, or visit the ALPO Jupiter Section.

Dark skies,

July 16, 2010

Meteor Section Update

Please visit the ALPO Meteor section or follow this direct link for an update.

Dark skies,

July 12, 2010

Jupiter and Solar Section Updated

Both the Solar and Jupiter sections have been updated.

ALPO Solar Section Update

ALPO Jupiter Section Update



July 4, 2010

Solar Section Update – Light Bridge

A sun spot  “slight light bridge” has been imaged.  Please visit the ALPO Solar Section for details!  Here’s a direct link to the Light Bridge post and image.



July 1, 2010

ALPOD for July, 2010 Posted

This month’s image is a history of the changes in the appearance of the planet Jupiter from 1999-2010, by Damian Peach,  West Sussex, UK.  Please visit


Jupiter’s Changing Appearance 1999-2010, by Damian Peach





June 29, 2010

ALPO Conference Events/Presentations Posted

We’ve just posted the schedule of events and presentations for the ALPO Conference for July 29-31 in Jacksonville, FL.

For complete details on the conference, follow this link.

Dark skies,
Larry Owens
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