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General Meeting Sunday, June 12th

By | June 10th, 2016|Categories: Home, Meetings|Tags: , , |

Sunday, June 12, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Speaker: Jim Chen
Topic: How to Find the Apollo Landing Sites
Location: Research Hall, Room 163

Also, I’d like to extend an invitation to everyone to come to the pre-meeting dinner this month at Brion’s Grille (in the University Mall across from GMU at 10621 […]

Astronomy Day 2016 Presentations

By | May 13th, 2016|Categories: Home, Public Night|Tags: , |

The video below is the first of four presentations in the playlist of videos for Astronomy Day 2016. Thanks to our great presenters this year!

Astronomy Day: Saturday May 7, 2016

By | May 1st, 2016|Categories: Home, News, Public Night|Tags: |

NOVAC’s annual Astronomy Day event is coming: this Saturday 3pm – 11pm at Sky Meadows State Park!

We’ve got a host of astronomy-related activities on the schedule, from radio and solar observing to games and educations activities for kids. We’ve also got four great speakers lined up to speak about dark […]

May NOVAC General Meeting – Special Topic For New Astronomers

By | April 24th, 2016|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|Tags: , |

Starting with May's milder temperatures our membership increases as new folks join us. Those of us who have been observing for a while know that just having a telescope is not enough. Successful observing sessions are based upon experience. And that experience is what we should be sharing with our newest members as they begin their club affiliation.

AHSP 2016 is now LIVE for early registration!

By | April 4th, 2016|Categories: AHSP, Home|Tags: |

2016 marks our twelfth year for the Almost Heaven Star Party (AHSP). It’s is my special pleasure to announce on behalf of the Almost Heaven Star Party organizing team, that early registration for the event is now open!

AHSP 2016 begins on Friday, September 2 and ends the morning of Tuesday, […]

ALCon 2016 Registration is Now Live!

By | March 16th, 2016|Categories: ALCon, Home|Tags: , , , , , |

Please use this link for ALCon 2016 registration! We look forward to seeing you all in August. If you have any questions or comments please email them to