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October Public Observing Session


Posted by Sean McClain, October 5th, 2018

Please join us for our monthly public star party at Darling Hill Observatory starting on Friday October 5th at 7:00PM!  See these tips for what to bring, how to dress, how to handle headlights, smart phones, and flashlights, and what to expect.  Watch this site for cancellation or rescheduling due to weather.

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September Public Observing Session


Posted by Sean McClain, September 2nd, 2018

Please join us for our monthly public star party at Darling Hill Observatory starting on Friday September 7th at 8:00PM!  See these tips for what to bring, how to dress, how to handle headlights, smart phones, and flashlights, and what to expect.  Watch this site for cancellation or rescheduling due to weather.  If you are interested in seeing the lecture on Hydrogen-Alpha solar observing instruments, please arrive prior to 7:30PM.

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Business Meeting & Scope Clinic 8/24/18


Posted by Sean McClain, August 17th, 2018

We will have our August business meeting including club elections and a scope clinic on Friday 8/24/18.  The location will be announced prior to the meeting, but will be at Darling Hill Observatory or Onondaga Community College 343 Ferrante Hall.

Update 8/24/18: We will be meeting at the Darling Hill Observatory tonight from 7 to 9.  Items on the agenda are: Bylaws adoption, Board member elections, Scope Clinic, and Observing.  Mars looks good tonight for viewing.  See you there!

If you’re considering an off-axis mask for lunar viewing, consider this info.

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Public Observing is ON for tonight at DHO!


Posted by Sean McClain, August 10th, 2018

The current weather forecast is 50/50 for clouds, so stay tuned.  At this time we are planning for public observation to be open!

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DHO Cave Scope Training Tonight (Saturday 7/7/18)


Posted by dwormuth, July 7th, 2018

Sean and the crew will be doing DHO scope training for our Cave telescope from 6 PM to 8:30 PM, observing may follow if the weather holds.