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NOVAC Astronomy Day: Saturday, April 29

By | April 20th, 2017|Categories: Home, News, Public Night|

Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Astronomy Day at C.M. Crockett Park on April 29, 2017. Astronomy Day is a national event usually held in or around April to promote and share amateur
astronomy. Come out at 3PM to observe the Sun! Stay until nightfall to see some planets and […]

Amazon Smile and NOVAC

By | January 14th, 2017|Categories: Home, News, Website|Tags: |

NOVAC is now a recipient in Amazon’s charitable effort, Amazon Smile.  

This program is simple –  if you choose to participate in this Amazon program, Amazon will donate 0.5% of prices of  their eligible purchases to NOVAC.  Your Amazon prices stay the same.  The shopping is the same.  All that […]

NOVAC 2017 Election Results

By | December 11th, 2016|Categories: Home, Meetings|Tags: , , |

The following members in bold were elected tonight to server NOVAC. We thank them so much for their commitment to our amazing club!

Elected Officials 2017

The elected officials of NOVAC are the Officers, each of whom serves a one-year term. Nominations for candidates are made at the November general meeting, and […]

AHSP 2016 Videos and Photos

By | September 16th, 2016|Categories: AHSP, Home, Website|Tags: , , , |

The videos from the presentations have been posted as well attendees have been sending images and photos of the events in over the past several weeks now.  Check out the front page of for some amazing work all the way around from a great time this year.  We hope […]

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.