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NOVAC General Meeting – Sunday January 14, at 7:00 PM at GMU

NOVAC will hold its next monthly general membership meeting Sunday January 14, at 7:00 PM in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University. Our speaker will be Br. Guy Consolmagno SJ, whom many of you know as coauthor of Turn Left at Orion. NOVAC’s general meeting is open to the [...]

By | December 16th, 2017|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC 2018 Election Results

On Sunday, December 10, at the General Meeting, the club elected officers for 2018. I am honored to be serving as President for the coming year.  Please join me in congratulating the others elected last night: Vice President: Alan Goldberg Secretary: John McDonnell Treasurer: Paul Derby Trustees (2 yr term): Zack Panitzke, John Higbee There are three other [...]

By | December 11th, 2017|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

Public Event Cancelled for C.M. Crockett

The public night scheduled for 18 November is canceled.  Although the Clear Sky Chart[1] currently says only 50% of the sky will be covered by clouds, all of the other forecasts predict "cloudy"[2] or "mostly cloudy"[3][4] with a chance of precipitation.  DC television weather-guessers all agree it will be mostly cloudy tomorrow evening with differing [...]

By | November 18th, 2017|News, Public Night|0 Comments

General Meeting – November 12, at 7:00 PM – Dinner @ Oh George!

NOVAC will hold it's monthly general meeting Sunday, November 12, at 7:00 PM as per usual in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University. Our pre-meeting dinner at Oh George!, just across the street from the campus in the University Mall Shopping Center, will also take place at our regular [...]

By | October 23rd, 2017|Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC giving this Holiday Season

Members and Friends of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club, Consider NOVAC in your Holiday Giving this year.  NOVAC dues cover a portion of the club’s operational costs.  Dues provide a solid base for our operations with patron and supporting memberships providing additional funding for our outreach and educational activities.  Your contributions in both money and [...]

By | October 14th, 2017|Home, News|0 Comments

General Meeting – October 8, at 7:00 PM – Dinner @ Oh George!

NOVAC will hold it's monthly general meeting Sunday, October 8, at 7:00 PM as per usual in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University. Our pre-meeting dinner at Oh George!, just across the street from the campus in the University Mall Shopping Center, will also take place at our regular [...]

By | October 3rd, 2017|Meetings, News|0 Comments

The 35th Annual NOVAC Star Gaze: Saturday, October 21

Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Star Gaze at C.M. Crockett Park on October 21, 2017 from 3 pm to 11 pm! You don’t need any astronomy experience or equipment at all to enjoy Star Gaze. Enjoy the wonderful views of the landscape and night sky from one of our local dark sky sites. [...]

By | September 26th, 2017|News, Public Night|0 Comments