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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!

Observing Tonight (Saturday July 2nd)

Saturday, July 2nd, 2016

At DHO after last night’s weather postponement.

Transit of Mercury 2016

Sunday, April 10th, 2016

Monday morning May 9th, the planet Mercury will pass in front of the sun for about 6 hours.

Assuming we have clear skies, it should be visible in its entirety.