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User Database Reset


Posted by dwormuth, March 31st, 2014

I removed 31,000 users who had not posted or made a comment. A few of these were probably members of the Syracuse Astronomical Society.

To reduce spam and increase security, users will only be added manually. If you would like to be added, send an email to the author of this post’s username at w o r m u t h dot o r g.

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Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Oct 18


Posted by sasadmin, October 13th, 2013

Should be visible from moonrise  to about 10PM.

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Triple Shadows on Jupiter Tonight 10/11/13!


Posted by sasadmin, October 12th, 2013

Looking at Jupiter from about 12:30 to 1:00 AM tonight (Saturday morning the 12th) should show shadows of three moons crossing the surface. You will likely need a telescope at least 90 mm in diameter to see the moons.

 

Dave Wormuth

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2013 Public Star Parties are now posted


Posted by sasadmin, January 3rd, 2013

Check out the 2013 schedule of public star parties which are now posted for our 2013 observing season starting in April and concluding in October. These sessions are open to the general public, but members of course are down at the Darling Hill Observatory far more often than the dates listed here.

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Darling Hill Observatory – 11/16/12 – Tonight! The Leonids!


Posted by sasadmin, November 16th, 2012

Greetings fellow Astrophiles!

We apologize for the technical difficulties on this website. We are in the state of flux with regard to website servicing and timely updates. Things will improve and we ask for your patience.

Because of the fabulous stretch of weather we are now experiencing, the lack of good observation weather for the past couple of months, just coming off a new Moon and the Leonids arriving late tonight/early tomorrow morning, we are anxiously awaiting this evening’s opening of the observatory for your viewing pleasure. The Moon is going to be a sliver of a waxing crescent just after sunset and won’t be an issue. However, due to the fact that meteor showers tend to increase as the evening progresses, we are planning on opening up around 8pm. Please dress for COLD WEATHER!

Dan Williams