Monthly Archives: April 2013

May 28, 2013 Meeting

FAS May 2013 Meeting Exoplanets   Explore beyond the Solar System at the May meeting of the Forsyth Astronomical Society. Prior to the 1990s, the only known planets were the nine orbiting the Sun. At the time, of course, Pluto … Continue reading

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Stone Mountain Update

Many thanks to the FAS members that enjoyed a cool evening at Stone Mountain on Saturday night! Dave M., Sean W. , Ken L. and event hosts Chip and Viv  had 50 – 75 campers eager to look at the … Continue reading

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Stone Mt. Obs. 4/20/2013

The outreach is a go for tonight, will be cold so dress Warm! We are in camp site #33. Chip & Vivian

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Stone Mountain Campers OBS

The FAS Stone Mountain State Park public observations will be held on these dates in 2013. Mark your calendars! Saturday, April 20th  [sunset 8:00pm] –> this Saturday! Saturday, June 15th   [sunset 8:40pm] Saturday, Aug 17th    [sunset 8:09pm] Saturday, Oct 12th   … Continue reading

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The Young Astronomers Newsletter April 2013

The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 21 Number 5 April 2013 By Art Gormley  

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NC Science Festival At SciWorks

NC Science Festival At SciWorks Join SciWorks on Saturday, April 13 as they celebrate more North Carolina Science Festival events! (The Science Festival is April 5 – 21) SciWorks will be holding a number of special events throughout the day … Continue reading

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UPDATE ON STAR PARTY

Thank you all for supporting the first NC Statewide Star Party! This event had tremendous support from FAS members! The sky was a perfectly clear cloudless night (though transparency was not perfect given the precipitation the previous day). Perhaps the … Continue reading

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Stellar Society Lecture at GTCC, Friday, 12 April

A free public lecture will be held at 7 p.m. on Friday, 12 April at the Koury Auditorium at GTCC’s Jamestown campus. Please note that the location for this talk is NOT the same auditorium as was used for TriStar. … Continue reading

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