Daily Archives: November 4, 2011

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TACNY Sweet Lecture – Effective Speaking And How To Avoid Death By PowerPoint – Tuesday, November 8

Greetings fellow astrophiles! A TACNY (Technology Alliance of CNY, of which the SAS is a member organization) Sweet Lecture (not to be directly confused with a sweet TACNY Lecture) is happening on the OCC campus this coming Tuesday (November 8). Information from the TACNY website for “Effective Speaking and How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint” is provided below. Direct Link: www.tacny.org/home/ctl/viewdetail/mid/1903/itemid/728/d/20111108.aspx “Effective Speaking and How to Avoid Death by PowerPoint” Tuesday, November 8, 2011 – 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m. Mawhinney Hall, Room 345 at Onondaga Community College Speaker: Diana Wolgemuth, a training consultant with Dale Carnegie in Syracuse, is […]

Darling Hill Will OPEN Tonight, 4 November (Friday) For Moon-Centric Observing

Greetings fellow astrophiles, We’ll be opening the observatory tonight with the Moon past half-full, making for observing conditions that strongly favor the Moon (obviously), Jupiter, and brighter clusters. It will be quite cold (so dress for mid-winter temperatures) and is predicted to be quite clear. According to heavens-above.com, we’ll be having TWO passes of the International Space Station tonight, although we’ll only likely be able to see one of them. The better-seen of the two, starting at 7:43 p.m., will be low in the horizon from West to South, just below or between the radars of Corona Borealis, Hercules, Ophiuchus, […]