Greetings fellow astrophiles, The Astronomical Chronicle for June 2012 is available for download below: June 2012 Astronomical Chronicle This issue includes information about the Venus Transit (more below) and an article first published in the Syracuse New Times in May of 2001 about Karl Schultz, a long-time member of the SAS who passed this past 21 May 2012. The SAS thanks the New Times for allowing the reprinting of the article to bring new members “up to speed” on some of our society’s history. Also, the Venus Transit is still officially on for June 5th as detailed in the blog […]
Greetings fellow astrophile! The May 2012 Astronomical Chronicle is up in plenty of time for our next Public Viewing Session this Friday, May 11 (as always, check the website by 5:00 p.m. on Friday to confirm we’ll be opening). And, if you’re reading this in time, don’t forget to give the Moon your undivided attention at 11:35 p.m. tonight.
Greetings fellow astrophile! The winter hibernation (be it as it was in CNY) is over for the SAS as we post our first newsletter for 2012 and announce the first session of the year this coming March 23/24 in the form of a Messier Marathon. Details are in the newsletter. We hope you can join us! Meantime, continue to enjoy Venus (brighter) and Jupiter (dimmer) on our Western sky this week! Astronomical Chronicle For Jan/Feb/March 2012
Greetings fellow astrophile! The July 2011 newsletter has been posted in advance of the next Public Viewing Session and can be downloaded below: Astronomical Chronicle for July 2011 If the weather holds, this should prove to be a busy Saturday at Darling Hill. The originally-scheduled lecture/demonstration on telescope collimation by Bob Piekiel is scheduled for 6:30 p.m. This lecture provides you an opportunity to learn about the most important post-purchase piece of telescope maintenance at the hands of the arguably the most knowledgeable telescope owner in Central New York. The 6:30 start provides plenty of daylight as well, meaning you […]