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    • August 23, 2019
    • 8:00 PM
    • 588 Middle Road, Delanson, NY 12053

    For more information, visit: http://www.misci.org/

    Join us for an astronomy lesson and dark sky observing at the Octagon Barn in Delanson, NY! Programs include a 1 hour talk by local astronomy enthusiasts, followed by a star party if the weather is clear. If you want to see the Milky Way this is the place to be! Amateur astronomers and families are invited to bring binoculars or telescopes. Family friendly. Programs will be held rain or shine.

    Octagon Barn star parties are held monthly on a Friday night from April-November.

    Lecture topics this season are:

    • Friday, July 19, 8pm Rebecca Koopman (Union College)- “Measuring the Mass of Superclusters of Galaxies”
    • Friday, August 23, 8pm Dr. Valerie Rapson (Dudley Observatory) “Discoveries from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
    • Friday, September 20, 7pm, Tonight’s topic: "The Newest Member in Space - The Chinese Space Program" Presented by Prof. Ralf Schauer (SUNY Schenectady)
    • Friday, October 25, 7pm, Tonight’s topic: “Finding your way around the night sky” Presented by Dr. Janie Schwab (U Albany, past Dudley director)
    • Friday, November 22, 7pm Tonight’s topic: "Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)” Presented by Dr. Harry Ringermacher (Univ So. Miss.)

    Cost: FREE Admission – Donations graciously accepted.

    Sponsored by the Lauterbach Pokorny family.

    Address: 588 Middle Road,Delanson, NY 12053

    • October 11, 2019
    • 3:00 PM - 9:00 PM
    • 515 Loudon Rd, Loudonville, NY 12211

    STANYS Eastern Section is proud to present the 38th Annual Siena Conference. Join us for an evening showcasing innovative lessons, networking with fellow science teachers and checking out the latest resources. The conference includes two 50 minute workshop sessions, a keynote speaker, exhibitors, dinner and door prizes.

    Date: October 11, 2019

    Time: 3 - 9 pm

    Where: Siena College, 515 Loudon Rd, Albany, NY 12211

    Registration will open on September 1, 2019

    • October 25, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • 588 Middle Road, Delanson, NY 12053

    For more information, visit: http://www.misci.org/

    Join us for an astronomy lesson and dark sky observing at the Octagon Barn in Delanson, NY! Programs include a 1 hour talk by local astronomy enthusiasts, followed by a star party if the weather is clear. If you want to see the Milky Way this is the place to be! Amateur astronomers and families are invited to bring binoculars or telescopes. Family friendly. Programs will be held rain or shine.

    Octagon Barn star parties are held monthly on a Friday night from April-November.

    Lecture topics this season are:

    • Friday, July 19, 8pm Rebecca Koopman (Union College)- “Measuring the Mass of Superclusters of Galaxies”
    • Friday, August 23, 8pm Dr. Valerie Rapson (Dudley Observatory) “Discoveries from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
    • Friday, September 20, 7pm, Tonight’s topic: "The Newest Member in Space - The Chinese Space Program" Presented by Prof. Ralf Schauer (SUNY Schenectady)
    • Friday, October 25, 7pm, Tonight’s topic: “Finding your way around the night sky” Presented by Dr. Janie Schwab (U Albany, past Dudley director)
    • Friday, November 22, 7pm Tonight’s topic: "Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)” Presented by Dr. Harry Ringermacher (Univ So. Miss.)

    Cost: FREE Admission – Donations graciously accepted.

    Sponsored by the Lauterbach Pokorny family.

    Address: 588 Middle Road,Delanson, NY 12053

    • November 22, 2019
    • 7:00 PM
    • 588 Middle Road, Delanson, NY 12053

    For more information, visit: http://www.misci.org/

    Join us for an astronomy lesson and dark sky observing at the Octagon Barn in Delanson, NY! Programs include a 1 hour talk by local astronomy enthusiasts, followed by a star party if the weather is clear. If you want to see the Milky Way this is the place to be! Amateur astronomers and families are invited to bring binoculars or telescopes. Family friendly. Programs will be held rain or shine.

    Octagon Barn star parties are held monthly on a Friday night from April-November.

    Lecture topics this season are:

    • Friday, July 19, 8pm Rebecca Koopman (Union College)- “Measuring the Mass of Superclusters of Galaxies”
    • Friday, August 23, 8pm Dr. Valerie Rapson (Dudley Observatory) “Discoveries from the Transiting Exoplanet Survey Satellite (TESS)
    • Friday, September 20, 7pm, Tonight’s topic: "The Newest Member in Space - The Chinese Space Program" Presented by Prof. Ralf Schauer (SUNY Schenectady)
    • Friday, October 25, 7pm, Tonight’s topic: “Finding your way around the night sky” Presented by Dr. Janie Schwab (U Albany, past Dudley director)
    • Friday, November 22, 7pm Tonight’s topic: "Search for Extraterrestrial Intelligence (SETI)” Presented by Dr. Harry Ringermacher (Univ So. Miss.)

    Cost: FREE Admission – Donations graciously accepted.

    Sponsored by the Lauterbach Pokorny family.

    Address: 588 Middle Road,Delanson, NY 12053

Past events

July 30, 2019 MiSci - Astronomy Institute
July 20, 2019 MiSci - Lunar Engagement Day
July 19, 2019 MiSci - Octagon Barn Lecture Series
May 02, 2019 The State of the Mohawk River: Flooding, Water Quality, and Infrastructure Challenges
March 20, 2019 Forensic Drug Analysis
March 20, 2019 Eastern STANYS Board Meeting
March 16, 2019 Lab Day - Sponsored by the Master Teachers
February 12, 2019 Eastern STANYS Board Meeting
January 24, 2019 Bee-lieving in Our Future
October 12, 2018 37th Annual Siena Conference
May 24, 2018 Cidery Science
May 24, 2018 Capital Region Youth Climate Summit
April 21, 2018 Lab Day
April 12, 2018 Behind the Scenes Tour of GE’s Global Research Center
March 28, 2018 Future Mentor Teacher Meeting at Clarkson University
March 24, 2018 Greater Capital Region Science and Engineering Fair
March 13, 2018 Eastern Section Board Meeting
March 06, 2018 Rendezvous with a Comet
February 27, 2018 Engaging in STEM through Sports
February 21, 2018 ESPE Winter Seminar Series: How our clean energy future looks to an industry leader.
January 16, 2018 Science Curriculum Committee Meeting
December 11, 2017 The Science of Skin Cancer - Dr. Hal F. Starns Jr. M.D.
November 04, 2017 2017 STANYS Conference
October 13, 2017 36th Annual Siena Conference
September 25, 2017 Back to School Mac-n-Brew
July 18, 2017 Special Screening of The Farthest
July 11, 2017 New York Invasive Species Awareness Week 2017
May 31, 2017 A Night at the Aquarium
April 27, 2017 What Flows Downstream - Barbara Brabetz

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