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SAS Astronomical Chronicle For July 2012, Advanced Notice About The Perseid Meteor Shower

Greetings fellow astrophile, The July 2012 edition of the Astronomical Chronicle is available for download, featuring highlights of the MOST/SAS Transit-Of-Venus session this past June 5th: 2012 July Astronomical Chronicle The previously-scheduled Summer Seminar has been turned into a Public Viewing Session to coincide with the Perseid Meteor Shower, for which we will hope to be open both nights for as long as conditions (and meteor count) will allow. Stay tuned to this page and our facebook group for updates!

Junior Café Scientifique – Under The Sea: Life Aboard A Submarine – Saturday, June 16

Greetings fellow astrophiles! A TACNY-hosted (Technology Alliance of CNY, of which the SAS is a member organization) Junior Café Scientifique lecture at the MOST is happening on Saturday June 16 at 9:30 a.m. NOTE: This is the last Junior Cafe of the 2011-12 program year. They’ll be back in September! When: Saturday, June 16, 9:30-11:00am Where: Milton J Rubenstein Museum of Science & Technology (MOST), Syracuse NY Enrique “Henry” Sanchez, a consultant at ANTMAR Consulting and former member of the U.S. Navy’s submarine force, will present Under the Sea: Life Aboard a Submarine, a talk about submarines, as part of […]

SAS Astronomical Chronicle For June 2012, Venus Transit Observing At The MOST On June 5th

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 […]

The MOST And SAS Host A Transit Of Venus Observing Session (And More!) 5 June 2012, 6:00 p.m.

Greetings fellow asrtrophiles, UPDATES WILL FOLLOW. STAY TUNED! I am pleased to announce that the SAS is collaborating with the MOST (Museum of Science and Technology, and is hosting the outside observing session for the Transit of Venus/SUN-EARTH DAY: SHADOWS OF THE SUN Session this June 5th! The indoor MOST session is scheduled for 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. and includes a live NASA Feed of the transit from Hawaii (which will be our fall-back location if the Syracuse skies do not permit observing). The SAS scopes will be set up until sunset (or until buildings obscure our view […]