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SPECIAL TIME – NOVAC General Meeting & Volunteer Thank You Awards Sunday, December 11th

This coming Sunday, December 11th, we will hold our last general membership meeting for 2016.  We will start at a special time:  6:30 PM. First we'll start with some light refreshments such as we have at Astronomy Day and Star Gaze to thank all our volunteers who helped make 2016 an exceptionally successful year. Then we'll conduct [...]

By | December 10th, 2016|Meetings|0 Comments

NOVAC General Meeting, Sunday 7pm @ GMU

Please join us Sunday evening for our general meeting and talk.  If you are interesting in joining some of the group for dinner, check out the link below as well. Sunday, November 13, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Rebecca Ljungren Topic: Decoding Starlight – Spectroscopy: History, How it Works & Applications for Researchers [...]

By | November 11th, 2016|Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC General Meeting, Sunday 7pm @ GMU

Please join us Sunday evening for our general meeting and talk.  If you are interesting in joining some of the group for dinner, check out the link below as well. Sunday, October 9, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Tom Jones Topic: When Rocks Attack Location: Research Hall, Room 163 Details for dinner, directions [...]

By | October 2nd, 2016|Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC General Meeting Sunday 7pm @ GMU

Sunday, September 11, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Marshall Eubanks, Asteroid Initiatives LLC Topic: The Upcoming Exploration of Europa Location: Research Hall, Room 163 Observations from spacecraft flybys and the Galileo and Cassini orbiters have shown that many of the large ice covered moons in the outer Solar System likely have interior oceans [...]

By | September 4th, 2016|Meetings|0 Comments

General Meeting Sunday, June 12th

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 Braddock [...]

By | June 10th, 2016|Meetings, News|1 Comment

May NOVAC General Meeting – Special Topic For New Astronomers

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.

By | April 24th, 2016|Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC General Membership Meeting Sunday, March 13th

Fellow NOVAC Members, NOVAC's general meeting will be held on the campus of George Mason University on Sunday, March 13th. We will meet as usual in Research Hall Room #163 at 7:00 P.M. The NOVAC Board of Trustees will meet prior to the general meeting at 4:00 PM in the same location. Our guest speaker [...]

By | March 12th, 2016|Meetings|0 Comments