Monthly Archives: March 2013

April Meeting

“You can almost touch the stars” Webiner presenter : Tom Field Even if you wanted to touch a star, they’re impossibly distant. But despite these great distances, researchers have learned a great deal about quite a few stars. How? The … Continue reading

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Special – Rick Kendrick Talk – Phase-Induced Amplitude Apodization (PIAA) Coronagraph

Hi FAS folks: This Monday, April 1, at 7:30 PM at SciWorks, FAS will sponsor a special lecture by hometown astronomer Rick Kendrick.  Rick has spent the last 30 years working in the aerospace industry designing and building imaging systems. … Continue reading

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Star Party Yadkin County Park

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Club Meeting

Tuesday March 26, 2013 Sci Works: 7:30 pm Program: Radio Astronomy at 21 cm   Rexford Adelberger, Ph.D. Professor of Physics, Emeritus Guilford College Dr Adelberger’s talk on March 26th will explain the generation and detection of radio signals. He … Continue reading

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Report from Pilot Mt. OBS

Stargazers who made it up to the top of Pilot Mountain this Saturday had a delightful evening, with warmer than usual temperatures, no wind, and clear skies. There were at least a dozen telescopes belonging to members of both FAS … Continue reading

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Pilot Mt Update

Hi FAS folks: To walk outside this afternoon, it may seem like Spring has arrived. Certainly, it will seem like mid-summer to those fools – er, I mean, brave souls – who were up at Pilot Mountain last week, where … Continue reading

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Interview with David E, from the Kernsville News

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Pilot Mt.

Hi FAS people: It took several rounds of telephone tag, but the rangers at Pilot Mountain have finally authorized us to conduct a make-up public observation this Saturday, March 9. While I can’t promise clear skies at this point, it … Continue reading

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Pilot Mt. Update

Hi FAS folks: There may be a possibility this Saturday to see the comet Panstarr as it begins to move away from the Sun. As Bruce Mellin said in his program last week, this comet could be an outstanding sight … Continue reading

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Globe at Night

http://www.globeatnight.org/ http://www.facebook.com/GLOBEatNight Join the Worldwide GLOBE at Night 2013 Campaign What would it be like without stars at night? What is it we lose? Starry night skies have given us poetry, art, music and the wonder to explore. A bright … Continue reading

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