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October Public Observing Session

Friday, October 5th, 2018

Please join us for our monthly public star party at Darling Hill Observatory starting on Friday October 5th at 7:00PM!  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.

Business Meeting & Scope Clinic 8/24/18

Friday, August 17th, 2018

We will have our August business meeting including club elections and a scope clinic on Friday 8/24/18.  The location will be announced prior to the meeting, but will be at Darling Hill Observatory or Onondaga Community College 343 Ferrante Hall.

Update 8/24/18: We will be meeting at the Darling Hill Observatory tonight from 7 to 9.  Items on the agenda are: Bylaws adoption, Board member elections, Scope Clinic, and Observing.  Mars looks good tonight for viewing.  See you there!

If you’re considering an off-axis mask for lunar viewing, consider this info.

Public Observing is ON for tonight at DHO!

Friday, August 10th, 2018

The current weather forecast is 50/50 for clouds, so stay tuned.  At this time we are planning for public observation to be open!

Apollo 13 Lecture at Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville

Tuesday, May 1st, 2018

External Event: “Unlucky” Apollo 13 Lecture at Community Library of DeWitt and Jamesville. Registration

Cancelled: Dual Purpose Night: April 13th

Friday, March 23rd, 2018

Weather Fouled Plans — Backup Date Fouled Too

Messier Marathon and a Public Viewing session at DHO.

After losing most of 2017 to the roof repair, looking forward to a Grand Observing Night (hear that clouds!) on Friday, April 13th at 7 PM.

We are also working on rolling out an observing log and member forum. More details to follow.