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March 2, 2020

ALPOD for March 2020

Eventhough we are in Solar minimum, our observers observe the Sun on a daily basis. Here a composite of images by Frank Melillo of some promineneces around the Western limb of the Sun and a filament in the South. Congratulations Frank!
Visit the ALPO Solar Gallery for more images



February 28, 2020

ALPOD for February 2020

Did you know that the new Mars apparition has already started? Here Clyde Foster’s image from January 23 2020 from Centurion in South Africa. Congratulations Clyde! Visit the ALPO Mars Gallery for more images



March 17, 2012

ALPOD for March/April 2012


March 3, 2012

2011 Mercury Observations Posted

Please visit the ALPO Mercury section and follow the “Mercury Observations and Alerts” link.


February 26, 2012

Local Information for the June 5-6 2012 Transit of Venus

Please see this table for transit times and circumstances at your location


Please visit the ALPO Transit Section for more details



December 31, 2011

ALPOD for January 2012

Image by Theo Ramakers, Social Circle, GA.  The image shows an eruptive prominence which left the sun on 2011-12-29 around 16:00  UT. The animation shows its progression from 15:56 till 16:23 UT.


October 22, 2011

ALPOD for October, 2011


October 15, 2011

What’s New for October 2011

Saturn Section Images and Observations

The Saturn Section has been updated with images and observations for 2011  Please Visit the Saturn Section and here’s a direct link to 2011 images and observations.

ALPO Staff Update

The ALPO Staff page has been updated.  Please see the “Association Staff” link on the ALPO website.


Sept 16, 2011

ALPOD for Sept 2011



August 10, 2011

Mars Section Images Posted

The 2011-2012 apparition of Mars has started!  Please see the Mars section for the latest images.


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