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NOVAC General Membership Meeting Sunday, March 13th

By | March 12th, 2016|Meetings|

Fellow NOVAC Members, NOVAC's general meeting will be held on the campus of George Mason University on Sunday, March 13th. We will meet as usual in Research Hall Room #163 at 7:00 P.M. The NOVAC Board of Trustees will meet prior to the general meeting at 4:00 PM in the same location. Our guest speaker [...]

Crockett Public Night and Messier Marathon is Cancelled

By | March 12th, 2016|News, Public Night|

Unfortunately tonight's public night is canceled, the third cancelled Crockett Public Night in a row.  The astronomy forecast predicts 70 percent or more cloud cover and the local forecast is cloudy with a 20% chance of showers or drizzle.  Not acceptable conditions; nobody wants precipitation on lenses, mirrors or electronics. Hoping for clear skies next [...]

Messier Marathon Event and Public Night @ Crockett Park

By | February 28th, 2016|Public Night|

Here is a link to the resource page that NOVAC has been recording info on over the years. This years event is scheduled for March 12 2016 at Crockett Park.  Check the calendar and the front page for any updates to the event. http://www.novac.com/wp/observing/messier-marathon/

NOVAC Monthly Meeting Sunday, February 14th

By | February 13th, 2016|Meetings, News|

NOVAC's general meeting will be held on the campus of George Mason University on Sunday, February 14th. We will meet as usual in Research Hall Room #163 at 7:00 P.M. The NOVAC Board of Trustees will meet prior to the general meeting at 5:30 PM in the same location. Our guest speaker this month is [...]

Great Meadows Public Night 1-16-2016 @5pm

By | January 14th, 2016|News, Public Night|

There is a Great Meadow public observing session scheduled for this Saturday night. (1-16-2016, 5:00 - 10:00 pm). I will be traveling this weekend so I am unable to attend and I will not be able to send out an email to cancel if the weather is bad so please check the weather forecast before [...]

NOVAC 2016 Election Results

By | December 28th, 2015|Meetings, News|

Elected Officials 2016 The elected officials of NOVAC are the Officers, each of whom serves a one-year term. Nominations for candidates are made at the November general meeting, and elections are held at the December meeting. See the contact page for email addresses. President: Terry Cabell Vice President: Chris Lee Secretary: John McDonnell Treasurer: Barbara Whitehead NOVAC Trustees Trustees [...]