Public Viewing

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Tonights Public Session 4/26 is on

All, Tonight’s public session (4/26) at the Darling Hill Observatory is on. Come one, come all and enjoy the views through our 16” telescope or enjoy the presentations from our members. Please dress warmly as the temperatures will be in the mid 40’s. The chartroom will be heated if you need a place to warm up. Sunset is just before 8:00PM so arrive around then. See you on the Hill!

Public Observing Session 3/29/24 Cancelled

Tonight’s public session 3/29/24 is cancelled, and won’t be rescheduled due to clouds and poor weather expected tonight and tomorrow. Our next public session is the weekend of April 26th. We hope to see you then. Thank You.

Members/Public Session Postponed to 11/11/23

SAS Members, Tonight’s public/member session is postponed until 11/11/23 due to weather. Tomorrow night we expect clear skies, so please join us at the Darling Hill Observatory for our final public session of the year. Temperatures are expected to be at or below freezing so please dress warmly. The chart room will be open with the heat on. Thank You.

October’s Public Night at the DHO

On Saturday October 7th, we entertained 6 members of the public at the Darling Hill Observatory. It was first truly fall night after several 80 degree days in a row just a couple of days earlier. The weather was rainy and miserable all day but right almost as if it was on cue the skies cleared up just after sunset. John R. slewed the Cave to almost a dozen targets entertaining the crowd on the observing deck. Targets included Saturn, Jupiter, the Veil Nebula, and the Pleiades. Jeff H. and Tony K. were down in warm chartroom entertaining guests as […]