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 [...]

Cancelled – C.M. Crockett Public Night

By | July 22nd, 2017|Public Night|

Weather forecasts force cancellation of our Public Night again.  The Clear Sky chart[1] predicts transparency and seeing mostly as "Too cloudy to forecast".  As of 11:00 local time, all the other forecasts [2][3][4] predict mostly cloudy to overcast skies with a 15 to 50 percent chance of a thunderstorm or rain.  Conditions won't be suitable [...]

NOVAC Astronomy Day: Saturday, April 29

By | April 20th, 2017|Home, News, Public Night|

Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Astronomy Day at C.M. Crockett Park on April 29, 2017. Astronomy Day is a national event usually held in or around April to promote and share amateur astronomy. Come out at 3PM to observe the Sun! Stay until nightfall to see some planets and deep sky objects! You [...]

General Meeting notice Sunday March 12th at 7:00pm Daylight Saving Time

By | March 11th, 2017|Meetings|

IMPORTANT REMINDER:  Sunday March 12th is the start of Daylight Saving Time. Remember to adjust your clocks forward one hour and change your smoke detector batteries. NOVAC will hold it's monthly general membership meeting Sunday March 12th, 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 Brion's Grille, just across the street [...]