Category Archives: Outreach

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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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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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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FAS Annual Telescope Buyers Clinic

Have you been interested in astronomy as a hobby, but don’t know what equipment you may need?  Maybe you have equipment,  but need advice as to its operation?  Or still yet,  maybe you’re a novice and need advice as to … Continue reading

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2 for 1 camping observations this Saturday, June 20th

  UPDATE 6/20: The telescope outreach at Tanglewood Park for this evening has been canceled due to impending possible lightening storms.    UPDATE 6/19: The scheduled observation for Stone mountain has been canceled due to weather conditions. The next one scheduled is for … Continue reading

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Night Sky Viewing Outreach – April 24 & 25

Join Forsyth Astronomical Society for two nights viewing the wonders of the night sky. FAS will be setting up telescopes for all to take a look through, as part of North Carolina Science week and FAS Outreach. Friday April 24, … 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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SciWorks Observation Sat Jan 24, 2014

Hi FAS people: This Saturday, January 24, we will have a public observation at Sci-Works. As usual, this will take place at the Sci-Works parking lot, where they will turn out the lights for us. Jupiter will be rising in … Continue reading

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Pilot Mountain Public Observation November 15, 2014

Join FAS for an evening of viewing the sky above. Where: Pilot Mountain State Park, North Carolina  When: November 15, 2014 Time: sunset is at 5:13 PM FAS members will be gathering before Sunset, setting up their telescopes and other … Continue reading

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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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