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FAS Pilot Mountain Public Observation Saturday November 11th

  Update 11/17: It’s not looking like the weather will cooperate with us for tomorrow evening’s observation. We are canceling the event. We’re just as disappointed as you all are. This opportunity would have marked the end of our 2017 public observation season. … Continue reading

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FAS Annual Telescope Workshop Saturday November 11th

The Forsyth Astronomical Society will host our annual Telescope Workshop at Kaleideum North in Winston-Salem on Saturday November 11th from 1 pm-4 pm. If you’ve been thinking of getting gear to get started in astronomy or you have gear but need experienced advice on how … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter November 2017

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 25 Number 11 November 2017 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: LIGO and its Italian counterpart VIRGO pick up some HUGE gravitational wave readings. … Continue reading

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October Meeting of the Forsyth Astronomical Society 10/24

  On October 24th the FAS will have its next regularly scheduled meeting at 7:30 pm in our usual conference room at Kaleideum North, 400 Museum Dr Winston Salem, NC. We will be hosting a video presentation entitled “Return to … Continue reading

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Last Observation at Stone Mountain State Park for this Season 10/14

Update 10/14: The weather prediction for this evening has changed dramatically over the last 12 hours or so and we have rescinded our cancellation for this evenings event, especially with it being our last event at this venue for the … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter October 2017

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 25 Number 10 October 2017 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: A close call with an upcoming asteroid. The dramatic demise of the Cassini … Continue reading

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FAS September Show and Tell, Eclipse Style 9/26

The next meeting of the Forsyth Astronomical Society will be at Kaleideum North on Tuesday September 26th at 7:30 pm. This month’s program will be a show and tell format for members to share their media and experiences from last month’s … Continue reading

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Public Observation at Kaleideum North on Saturday September 23rd

Update 9/22: We are a GO!!! The weather looks to be cooperating for a change. Come on out and enjoy an evening of learning about our night sky’s wonders. This Saturday September 23rd the Forsyth Astronomical Society will host a public observation … Continue reading

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Stone Mountain State Park Observation 9/16 Cancelled

  The observation at Stone Mountain State Park for this evening has been canceled due to adverse weather conditions. Our next observation opportunity will be next weekend at Kaleideum North on Saturday September 23rd. There will be a more detailed … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter September 2017

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 25 Number 9 September 2017 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: A reminder of the upcoming plunge the Cassini probe will make into Saturn’s … Continue reading

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