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Public Observing Session Friday April 8th

Wednesday, April 6th, 2016

At Darling Hill Observatory starting at 7:00 PM

In the event of inclement weather, we will go over operation of the telescope.


Observing Tonight (Sept 19th) at DHO

Friday, September 19th, 2014

Open for all. Sunset is around 7:07 PM and full darkness is around 8:42.

Will be quite cool (think full winter dress for new visitors).


Occultation of Saturn by the Moon Sunday August 31st

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014

An occultation of Saturn by the moon will be visible in Syracuse on August 31st from around 13:32 to 13:57. I don’t know how it will look in daylight.

More information can be found at Curt Renz’s WWW site with a map.

Penumbral Lunar Eclipse Oct 18

Sunday, October 13th, 2013

Should be visible from moonrise  to about 10PM.

Triple Shadows on Jupiter Tonight 10/11/13!

Saturday, 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