Author Archives: Sean Wood

February Meeting of the Forsyth Astronomical Society 2/14

  Looking for a fun and informative something to do on your Valentine’s date? What better way to celebrate love than in your love of astronomy? Join the Forsyth Astronomical Society on Wednesday February 14 at 7:30 pm, for an out-of-this-world  … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter Feburary 2018

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 26 Number 2 February 2018 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: Using the Very Long Baseline Array of radio telescopes, astronomers have gotten detailed … Continue reading

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Kaleideum North Observation Saturday January 20th

Update 1/19: We are a go for tomorrow night’s observation. Conditions over today and tomorrow should help tremendously with any left over winter precipitation but PLEASE use your own judgment in getting out. We have many more events planned for … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter January 2018

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 26 Number 1 January 2018 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: NASA needing to adjust Voyager-1’s attitude to better communicate with Earth, resort to … Continue reading

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The Initial FAS Calendar and First Meeting of 2018

  Here at the FAS, we want to extend a Happy New Year to our friends and followers. Our calendar for the 2018 season has been posted.  Most of our basic events are settled, but we still have to finalize … Continue reading

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Young Astronomers Newsletter December 2017

The Young Astronomers Newsletter The Young Astronomers Newsletter Volume 25 Number 12 December 2017 By Bob Patsiga     In this month’s edition of the newsletter Bob discusses: The politics of space flight. Congress issues warnings to NASA concerning it recent … Continue reading

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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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