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SAS 2024 Solar Eclipse Interview by News Channel 9

Today Raymond Dague our Observatory Director was interviewed by News Channel 9 regarding the total solar eclipse happening one month from today. Being in the path of totality is “something you that you carry for the rest of your life” as Ray says in the interview. Here is a link to it below.  The path of totality will not pass over our observatory in Tully but for many of us living in the Syracuse Area it does. If you are just outside totality it is highly recommended that you make plans to be somewhere in the path on eclipse […]

November Events

Two events in November: November 10th, 7 PM Monthly Meeting at 343 Ferrante Hall OCC Topic: How to Buy and Maintain a Telescope by Dave Wormuth November 11th: Scope Clinic at the new Community Library of Dewitt and Jamesville. Co-hosted with CNYO. Bring your problem scope and we’ll help troubleshoot it.

POV Special – The City Dark – PBS Premiere July 5th (Online July 6 – August 5)

Greetings fellow astrophiles, Prof. John McMahon sent along the following announcement well before an actual commercial made its way to my airwaves: Ian Cheney’s highly-acclaimed documentary “The City Dark” about the loss of the night sky will air on PBS’s program “POV” (Point of View) this July 5. Please disseminate this info to those you know, both astro-types and others … since public awareness of light pollution’s numerous adverse effects is the first step to reducing it. The special airs on WCNY-TV at 10 p.m. on July 5th, 2 a.m. on WCNY-2, and at the POV website through August 5th. […]