NOVAC General Meeting February 11

By | January 23rd, 2018|Home, Meetings, News|

Hello NOVAC! Thank you for turning out in force in January for our first meeting of the year. Our speaker for February, Dr. Michelle Thaller will be speaking and her topic is A Solar System of Surprises. I've not heard Dr. Thaller speak in person, but have occasionally listened to her podcast, Orbital Path, and found [...]

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

By | December 16th, 2017|Meetings, News|

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 [...]

NOVAC 2018 Election Results

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

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 [...]

General Meeting, Elections, and Show & Tell – December 10

By | December 2nd, 2017|Meetings|

Our next meeting will be Sunday evening, December 10, 7:00 pm, in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University, with dinner at Red Hot and Blue, and will be a little different from other meetings this past year. During the business meeting we will hold elections for club offices. Candidate [...]

Public Event Cancelled for C.M. Crockett

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

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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

NOVAC giving this Holiday Season

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

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 [...]