Archive for the 'Observing Announcements' Category

Venus-Jupiter Conjunction

Sunday, November 12th, 2017

About 45 minutes before dawn on Monday (November 13th), look for a close pairing of Venus and Jupiter. Spica and the Moon are close too.

Weather looks better on Tuesday morning!

Venus-Jupiter conjunction Monday a.m.

Smash Hit Observing Session at DHO Last Night

Saturday, September 16th, 2017

About 8 scopes and 20 or so members/public viewed the heavens last night at DHO.

The soon to be repaired (still about $500 short) chart room was toured. Hoping that we’ll have use of the big scope back by the October 21st observing session.

Two Eclipse Articles of Note: Weather and Video Streams

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Info for watching the eclipse that members might find useful:

Online Viewing Opportunities

Weather Projections – hope it’s correct for CNY!

Projected Eclipse of 2017 from Syracuse

Sunday, June 4th, 2017

Here is a screen shot from an astronomy app for how the eclipse will appear from Syracuse, pending clear skies of course!

Jupiter-Venus Conjuction Tonight (Saturday)

Saturday, August 27th, 2016

Look West after sunset for a close pairing of Jupiter and Venus!