SEPTEMBER MEETING: The Society’s next monthly meeting and public presentation, “How Telescopes Changed Our Understanding of the Universe” will be at 7:00 PM, Saturday, September 23, 2017 in Room 343 Ferrante Hall, Onondaga Community College in Syracuse, New York.
As noted earlier this summer, in the interest of safety all use of our main telescope and chart room at Darling Hill Observatory was suspended due to severe annual winter weather damage. Multiple chart room roof joists have failed. The observation deck roof can no longer safely be rolled back over the chart room until the roof and joists are replaced. An appeal for funds last spring helped, yet today, the society remains approximately $1,000.00 short of its fundraising goal to complete repairs. To enable use of the observatory this fall, we must start construction by mid-September. A reputable contractor […]
Public Star Party at Darling Hill Observatory Friday July 25, 2014 at 8 PM (Rain Date Saturday July 26)
Should be visible from moonrise to about 10PM.