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Pending, Current, and Past Events

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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SciWorks Observation Saturday October 8th

UPDATE!!!!!: Due to adverse weather conditions the observation event for Sciworks on Oct 8th has been cancelled. Our next public events, our annual telescope buyers workshop and an Observation atop Pilot Mountain will be held on Nov 19. More details … Continue reading

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Stone Mount camper observation August 6

Our scheduled observation at Stone Mountain State Park for tomorrow night, August 6th, has been cancelled due to inclement weather. Our next outreach opportunity will be another observation at Stone Mountain on September 10th, weather permitting.  There are several upcoming … Continue reading

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Lock In Observation at Stone Mountain State Park for Campers Saturday July 9th

Update 7/8:  The event this weekend is a GO!!! There will be no solar observing in the afternoon before this event due to the sun’s activity being relatively quiet right now. The sun will be setting at about 8:45 pm. … Continue reading

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Public Observation at Sciworks on Saturday June 11

Update 6/10: It looks like we are finally getting the weather to cooperate. Tomorrow evening’s observation for Sciworks is a resounding GO!!!. Come on out and enjoy an evening under the stars. With VERY mild conditions, almost summer like, you … Continue reading

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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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