Dark Skies in the News

CBS does Preserving the starry, starry night!

Take a look at the article!

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Presentation by Tim Rickard Greensboro Astronomy Club

Tim Rickard, creator of the nationally syndicated comic strip “Brewster Rocket: Space Guy!” will be speaking to the Greensboro Astronomy Club on Friday August 15 at 7:30 pm at the Greensboro Science Center on the topic “Humor” The Final Frontier” . Please let as many of your people know as possible.

 Thanks! Danny Lineberger

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter August 2014

The Young Astronomers Newsletter

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 22 Number 8 August 2014

By Art Gormley

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EVENING NON-CREDIT ASTRONOMY CLASS

EVENING NON-CREDIT ASTRONOMY CLASS

(FALL 2014)

FIVE, TWO-HOUR CLASSES HELD THURSDAY EVENINGS 6:30 – 8:30 PM AT SCIWORKS

Cost: $50

How to register: Go to Forsyth Tech Bolton St. Center, or register by phone: (via credit card) 336-761-1002

First class: Thursday, September 4

Last class: Thursday, October 2, 2014

Classes cover: review of constellations, description of planets, galaxies, nebulae, history of astronomy, cosmology, telescope use. Classes held in SciWorks planetarium.

 

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July 24, 2014 Meeting

The monthly meeting of the Forsyth Astronomical Society
is this Tuesday night at 7:30 at SciWorks.
The program will be:
“Finding Exo-planets Using Pulsating Stars”
Presented by Brad Barlow of High Point University.

Be there…

David Morgan
FAS President

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter July 2014

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 22 Number 8 July 2014

By Art Gormley

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June Meeting

The Forsyth Astronomical Society meets tonight at SciWorks at 7:30.
There will be a planetarium program.

David Morgan
FAS President

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Bullington Tonight?

Hi FAS people:

Tonight is our scheduled club observation night at Bullington, but the forecasts are mixed. The Sky Clock is relatively optimistic, but other weather forecasts are calling for partly cloudy skies. With that in mind, you should check the skies in the late afternoon and make you own best judgment. If the skies look clear, I’ll try to go out there; if not, ……

Steve C.

Sunset: 8:30 PM
Astronomical twilight: 10:20

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter June 2014

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 22 Number 7 June 2014
By Art Gormley

 
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Escape the Light Dome

Please take a look at this and help stop the light!

Escaping the Light Dome from donald jensen on Vimeo.

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