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SAS Classifieds – 8″ Meade LX10 Telescope For Sale In Camillus, NY

Greetings fellow astrophile! In the interest of reaching the larger CNY astronomy community, the SAS is happy to post information for people in the CNY area about astronomical equipment for sale. The SAS takes no responsibility for any aspect of the sale itself, but simply provides an outlet to members and nonmembers alike. The following is available from Donald Page in Camillus (just North-East of Syracuse). I would like you to list if you would please my 8″ LX10 telescope in EXCELLENT condition. The only reason that I am selling it is because I have only used it about four […]

SAS Astronomical Chronicle For March 2011

The latest edition of the Astronomical Chronicle is available for download at the link below. Included in this issue is the announcement of our first official viewing session (a Messier Marathon on April 1/2 2011) and an upcoming talk at the Liverpool Public Library on March 17th. Stay tuned to the website for additional announcements about both! Astronomical Chronicle (PDF) for March, 2011

The Passing Of Dr. Stuart Forster

It is with the utmost shock and sadness that we’ve learned of the sudden passing of Dr. Stu Forster. Stu was a long-time member, former president, current secretary, contributing author, scope builder, astrophotographer extraordinaire, host to several of the Messier Marathons that marked the beginning of the SAS observing year, multi-lecturer at past meetings and Summer Seminars, and a true amateur astronomer’s astronomer whose knowledge of observing and equipment was as expansive as the summertime Milky Way. All this while keeping up a steady practice and, most importantly, being a loving husband and father. Stu Forster (left) at the 2010 […]

Syracuse Astronomical Society Website Migrates To WordPress, Adds Twitter And RSS Feed

Greetings fellow astrophiles! With the opening of the 2011 Public Viewing Session comes a move to a new website platform to make more accessible the announcements of SAS news and events. Additional updates will be soon to follow, but consider subscribing to our RSS feed, joining our facebook group, subscribing to our new twitter feed, or requesting addition to our newsletter, the Astronomical Chronicle. As with the previous version of the website, all of the important information is located on the right-hand side, including links to forecasts and free sky charts, our member organizations and media outlets, Clear Sky Clock […]