Please join us for the monthly general meeting and talk. Sunday, August 14, 2016; 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Speaker: Pete Gentile Topic: The Study of Pulsars to Detect Gravitational Waves Location: Research Hall, Room 163 Details for dinner, directions and meeting location.
While NOVAC isn't hosting a public night for this meteor shower there are a number of resources out there on the shower and ways to observe and if you are truly interested in doing things like staying out overnight past normal park hours or want a place to watch that only an astronomy club has [...]
Take a look at the amazing line-up of speakers and talks we have set for ALCon this year! We also have a Schedule page with each days events and a full overview sheet on the page and linked for download. There is also a electronic calendar so you can import the events into your computers [...]
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 [...]
NOVAC's annual Astronomy Day event is coming: this Saturday 3pm - 11pm at Sky Meadows State Park! We've got a host of astronomy-related activities on the schedule, from radio and solar observing to games and educations activities for kids. We've also got four great speakers lined up to speak about dark skies, the scale of [...]
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.