Monthly Archives: November 2014

The Young Astronomers Newsletter December 2014

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 23 Number 1 December 2014 By Art Gormley

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FAS Holiday Party December 2 at 7:30 PM

Join the Forsyth Astronomical Society at SciWorks on December 2nd for our 2014 Holiday gathering. This is a Potluck get together with wonderful food prepared by members to share with each other. FAS will provide drinks, plates, napkin, and plastic … Continue reading

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Sleepless in America

November 30, 2014 at 8PM ET on the National Geographic Channel  In an unprecedented partnership, NGC along with The Public Good Projects and NIH, America’s foremost scientific authority, will draw the nation’s attention to the science of sleep — a … Continue reading

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Club Observation Tonight (members only)

Hi FAS folks: All week, the forecast for our club observation at Bullington tonight has been mediocre. But this morning, it has improved significantly, at least for early in the evening (there is a rain system coming in late tonight, … Continue reading

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Rosetta Comet Landing Nov 12

Mission Rosetta launched in 2004 and arrived at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko on 6 August 2014. It is the first mission in history to rendezvous with a comet, escort it as it orbits the Sun, and deploy a lander to its surface. … Continue reading

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Pilot Mountain Public Observation November 15, 2014

Join FAS for an evening of viewing the sky above. Where: Pilot Mountain State Park, North Carolina  When: November 15, 2014 Time: sunset is at 5:13 PM FAS members will be gathering before Sunset, setting up their telescopes and other … Continue reading

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