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Public Event Cancelled for C.M. Crockett

By | November 18th, 2017|Home, 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 [...]

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

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

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 [...]

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

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

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. [...]

NOVAC at the Great American Eclipse 2017 Map

By | September 22nd, 2017|Home, Website|

As members we travelled far a wide as well stayed at home to take in the Great American Eclipse 2017.   We have added a map with pins that show the location and description of members and their experiences from across the country to the front page of our website.  We will continue to expand [...]

General Meeting – September 10, at 7:00 PM – Dinner @ Oh George!

By | September 9th, 2017|Meetings, News|

NOVAC will hold it's monthly general membership meeting Sunday, September 10, 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 [...]