First members observing session of 2022 on April, 29th.

Twelve members took time out of their busy schedules to schlep their gear to DHO for a wonderful night on the hill.  The temps outside hovered around freezing once the sun set, but the chartroom was heated and lots of home sapiens added to the warmth…both physically and mentally…and with Mike Z’s thoughtfulness, we had a plethora of Vitamin O modalities to explore…bakery-style, gluten free, and classic Oreo’s to keep us going throughout the night.   A few of the observers were die-hard astrophotographers, but there were quite a variety of  stargeeks on the lawn.  Mike F brought his lawn chair […]

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Join us at Maker Faire Syracuse

Join us at Maker Faire Syracuse. The event will be at the SRC Arena at OCC on April 2nd from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM. We will have a table and tent outside with some solar scopes and a raffle. There are a lot of Maker exhibitors such as Drone displays, Woodworkers of Central New York, blacksmithing demonstrations, engines and mechanical creations, robotics, and model airplanes. Lots of demonstrations.

Tools & Techniques of the Visual Astronomer

What accessories are the most useful for the visual astronomer? How do I get the most out of my equipment? How can I describe what I observe? Are you new to the hobby of astronomy, but still somewhat confused by the terminology? Our next presentation aims to clarify the sometimes confusing aspects of amateur astronomy Join us Monday, February 21st at 7PM for a presentation by SAS board members Raymond Dague, Anthony Krishock and Mike Fratto entitled “Tools & techniques of the visual astronomer”