Public Viewing

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First members observing session of 2022 on April, 29th.

Twelve members took time out of their busy schedules to schlep their gear to DHO for a wonderful night on the hill.  The temps outside hovered around freezing once the sun set, but the chartroom was heated and lots of home sapiens added to the warmth…both physically and mentally…and with Mike Z’s thoughtfulness, we had a plethora of Vitamin O modalities to explore…bakery-style, gluten free, and classic Oreo’s to keep us going throughout the night.   A few of the observers were die-hard astrophotographers, but there were quite a variety of  stargeeks on the lawn.  Mike F brought his lawn chair […]

10/1 Observing session is on!

SAS Members, Our scheduled observing session for tonight, 10/1 is on! Join us at Darling Hill Observatory in Tully (Exit 14 off Route 81). We should be on the field around 7:00 tonight. It will likely get down to the low 50’s or lower, and there’s likely to be some humidity adding to the chill in the air, so please dress appropriately. See you there!

9/3 Observing Session is On!

*** SAS Members ***   Our observing session scheduled for tonight (Friday, 9/3) is on! Come and join us at Darling Hill Observatory off of Route 81 south (Exit 14). All are welcome! It will get into the mid 50’s tonight, so please dress appropriately. Masks will be required.

September Public Observing Session

Please join us for our monthly public star party at Darling Hill Observatory starting on Friday September 7th at 8:00PM!  See these tips for what to bring, how to dress, how to handle headlights, smart phones, and flashlights, and what to expect.  Watch this site for cancellation or rescheduling due to weather.  If you are interested in seeing the lecture on Hydrogen-Alpha solar observing instruments, please arrive prior to 7:30PM.