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10/14: The weather prediction for this evening has changed dramatically over the last 12 hours or so and we have rescinded our cancellation for this evenings event, especially with it being our last event at this venue for the … Continue reading

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I Hear There’s Something Celestially Special Happening this Month?

Just in case you’ve missed it on the multitude of news and social media outlets, there will be a total solar eclipse happening on Monday August 21st. Due to it’s path, slightly south of Salem,OR to just north of Charleston,SC, … Continue reading

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Public Eclipse Presentation at Elkin Public Library 8/7

Monday August 7th at 6:30 PM in the Elkin Public Library the FAS will host an encore of their presentation about the upcoming solar eclipse entitled: The Eclipse: Science, History and Spirituality The presentation, by Roy Dorone, the society’s vice-president … Continue reading

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Stone Mountain Observation 7/1 Cancelled

The scheduled observation at Stone Mountain State Park for this Saturday July 1st has been cancelled due to weather conditions.  Our next scheduled public observation event is Saturday July 29th at Stone Mountain State park as well. A final weather … Continue reading

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Forsyth Astronomical Society’s Astronomical April

The FAS has a hectic April in store for all of our friends and followers. We have four public observations scheduled at different venues, Kaleideum North (Sciworks), Yadkin County Park, Pilot Mountain State Park and Stone Mountain State Park. Most … Continue reading

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Pilot Mountain Public Observation Saturday February 18th

Update 2/24: We are a GO!!!! for our observation tomorrow evening. The weather forecast is calling for showers early tomorrow but clearing off by day’s end and clear skies tomorrow night. If the weather forecast changes abruptly or drastically we … Continue reading

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STEM Outreach Outreach and Public Observation ar Winston-Salem Christian School

Update 1/19: We are a GO for this evening’s event at Winston-Salem Christian School. We will be set up at the opening of events at 6:30PM. The conditions are mixed with partly cloudy skies but we feel confident we can sneak in … Continue reading

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Our First Public Observation of the Year, January 7th at SciWorks

Update 1/5: Due to the impending snowfall we have decided to err on the side of safety and cancel the SciWorks observation on January 7th. Our next public observation event will be on February 18th at Pilot Mountain. More details … Continue reading

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Pilot Mount Observation and Telescope Workshop Saturday November 19th

UPDATE 11/18: The weather call for tomorrow evening’s observation atop Pilot Mountain is in folks and we are a GO!!! Remember, the forecast is for cold and breezy please dress accordingly. Hope to see you there. Don’t forget our Telescope Workshop … Continue reading

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