Monthly Archives: May 2016

Pilot Mountain Observation in Celebration of the NC Parks System 100 Year Anniversary

Update 6/3: Due to expected late day/ early evening thunderstorms the observations at Pilot Mountain State Park and Stone Mountain State Park have been canceled. We can not catch a break folks. Hopefully conditions will be better for next weekend’s scheduled public observation at … Continue reading

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Camper stargazing at Stone Mountain State Park, May 28 2016

  Update 5/27: Due to unfavorable weather conditions the observation at Stone Mountain State Park has been canceled. Next weekend we have another observation scheduled here and at Pilot Mountain State Park also to celebrate the 100 year anniversary of the state parks … Continue reading

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FAS Meeting May 24 2016

This month’s meeting of the Forsyth Astronomical Society will be on May the 24th at 7:30pm at Sciworks. Following the presentation portion we will have a brief business meeting. The presentation will be a video and discussion on the Antikythera Mechanism, an … Continue reading

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Sciworks Radio Astronomy Broadcast

  For those unaware, Sciworks’ very own Shawn Fitzmaurice hosts a radio segment on our local NPR station 88.5 WFDD. This week’s broadcast will be an astronomy related topic that will include an interview with Dr. John Barrow from Cambridge University about … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter May 2016

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 24 Number 5 May 2016 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: * The last four of the heavy elements in the seventh row of … Continue reading

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