The Almost Heaven Star Party being held from 6-10 September 2013 at TMI at Spruce Knob West Virginia is now open for registrations. Please come join us for excellent skies, presentations and activities. AHSP Registration Form
Star parties are an important part of the amateur-astronomy scene. Offering dark skies and astronomical fellowship, these events often attract hundreds of enthusiasts. Here is a list of several star parties in and around the Mid-Atlantic area. Contact Us to add one!
Women’s Astronomical Discoveries from BC to Present. Presented by Claire and Scott Paisley at the the 30th annual NOVAC Star Gaze, on Saturday, October 6th 2012. This is a short powerpoint presentation of women’s contributions to Astronomy.
Check out the session below that is going on over at GMU! There are bunch of opportunities through the early Spring, so check out the full event calendar for the list. Manuela Dal Forno and The World of Lichens – Research Hall Science Showcase (especially recommended for kids). 1st talk at 6PM (weather permitting), same talk at 6:45PM (weather permitting), observing starts at 6:30PM until 8PM (weather permitting). Observatory Website Campus Map – The George Mason University Observatory at the Fairfax Campus building Research Hall formerly known as Research I.