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Pilot Mountain State Park, NC – Events

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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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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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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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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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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Pilot Mountain State Park Public Observation March 5th

It’s that time of the year again folks! The Forsyth Astronomical Society will host the first of four scheduled observations atop Pilot Mountain State Park. This is one of our favorite events, as it is quite darker there than any … Continue reading

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Pilot Mountain Public Observation Saturday November 7th

Update 11/13: We are a resounding GO for tomorrow night’s Pilot Mountain State Park observation. The weather seems to be cooperating this time, all but being a little cold. The forecast is clear and in/around town has the temperature being … 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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Pilot Mountain State Park Observation February 14, 2015

Join the Forsyth Astronomical Society at Pilot Mountain State Park for a night of viewing the stars above. Club members will gather in the parking lot at the top of the mountain before sunset. Come on out and take a … Continue reading

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