Event Report

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Tony's EAA Presentation

The Syracuse Astronomical Society at Cedar Bay Park

On Friday October 13th the Syracuse Astronomical Society was hosted by the Town of Dewitt for an observing session with about 75 members of the public. The weather report showed that we might get a couple of hours of observing time and that held out as true. embers Jeff H., and Tony K. had EAA scopes setup in the park for an EAA presentation while members Alex J., Mike F., Mike Z., and John R had scopes setup for visual work. We could hear the ooh’s and ahh’s when people saw the rings of Saturn for the first time or […]

Moon taken on 9/24/2021

Good event in Skaneateles despite clouds

Several SAS members joined me to volunteer with their scopes at Austin Park last night.  The sticky, humid air hung like steamy bows of Cypress trees hanging over a dusty dirt road in southern Alabama.    The view of the bottom of the Skaneateles nebula was uniform and monotonous and only allowed fleeting, obscured views of the moon and (probably) Vega.     A few families and individuals arrived and stayed for our ‘Plan B’ shows, as each of us did some tap-dancing on the soft, rain-soaked ground.  By 10:15, the “crowd” had swatted enough mosquitoes and their kids were rubbing […]