Category Archives: Astronomy Events

FAS’s Astronomical April

  Event Update 4/16: We are a GO for this evening’s observation at SciWorks in Winston-Salem. It’s looking to be mild conditions and clear skies. The moon and Jupiter will take center stage as a combination of urban conditions and … Continue reading

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Lunar Eclipse Observation at SciWorks on Sunday September 27

*** We were hoping for the clouds to break up enough to catch the moon between but due to the terrible weather conditions this event has been canceled.***   This coming Sunday, Sept 27, we have the rare pleasure of … Continue reading

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Public observation events update

*The observation at Stone Mountain State park for tomorrow evening, September 5th has been cancelled due to inclement weather.* Our line up for observations in the near future are as follows. We will be at Sciworks the evening of September … Continue reading

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Bring on the Perseids……

The International Meteor Organization has forecast peak of the Perseids meteor shower to occur Wednesday night/Thursday morning, August 12/13, between 2:30am and 5:30 am. This is a great opportunity for viewing one of the best showers of the year, the … Continue reading

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Update for the Stone Mountain State Park observation this evening

Sorry for the late hour update folks, but YES the observation for Stone Mountain State Park this evening is a GO. A reminder though, this IS a LOCK-IN EVENT. If you attend as a non park camper you will be … Continue reading

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Pilot Mountain Observation Delayed – Cancelled

February 21, 2015 – Cancelled Hi FAS folks: Looks like this is not going to be our month for observations at Pilot Mountain. Tomorrow night’s forecast calls for steady cold rain; a good night to stay indoors. Because daylight savings … Continue reading

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Globe at Night – January

Take part in the first Globe at Night survey of 2015 – January 11-20  This month is Orion, should be easy to find and report on.  

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Partial Solar Eclipse Report – Oct 23, 2014

Forsyth Astronomical Society held a public outreach at Pilot Mt. State Park, NC to view the partial solar eclipse on October 23, 2014. About 250 people traveled to the parking lot at the top of the knob to view one … Continue reading

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Partial Solar Eclipse – October 23 – Pilot Mt State Park –

Come on out and enjoy a Partial Solar Eclipse. Local times for eclipse in Winston-Salem on Thursday, October 23, 2014 Partial Eclipse begins Oct 23 at 5:58 PM 251°West-southwest 6.2° Eclipse as seen from earth The Moon touches the Sun’s … Continue reading

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Wake Up to a Total Lunar Eclipse on October 8, 2014

Hey get up and look up next week – Oct. 8, 2014 there is going to be a Lunar Eclipse, it all starts at 4:45AM EDT. For more information check out — Sky & Telescope Wake Up to a Total … Continue reading

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