Jul 21 @ 10:50 am – 2:02 pm
10:50 am
Don’t miss out on this, make some travel plans! A total eclipse of the sun will runs smack through the middle of the USA on August 21, 2017. Plan a car trip, bus ride, or plane trip to the narrow strip of Earth stretching from Salem, OR through to Nashville, TN in which the sun[...]
Jul 22 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6:00 pm
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[...]
12:00 am
The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by comets Marsden and Kracht. The Delta Aquarids is an average shower that can produce up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris[...]
Jul 28 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
8:00 pm
Forecast of heavy rains force cancellation of the public night at Great Meadow. We’ll try again in August. Ray Young ————- Great Meadow site coordinatorSee front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
Aug 7 @ 1:22 pm – 3:18 pm
1:22 pm
A portion of the Moon will be fully darkened by Earth’s umbra (shadow). The eclipse will be visible throughout most of eastern Africa, central Asia, the Indian Ocean, and Australia.
12:00 am
see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…
12:00 am
The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers to observe, producing up to 60 meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by comet Swift-Tuttle, which was discovered in 1862. The Perseids are famous for producing a large number of bright meteors. The shower runs annually from July 17 to August 24. It[...]
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University
Aug 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University | Fairfax | Virginia | United States
7:00 pm
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park
Aug 19 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6:00 pm
Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Aug 21 @ 9:50 am – 1:02 pm
9:50 am
If you live anywhere in North America, don’t you dare schedule anything else for this day (excepting weddings, reunions, and vacations.) THIS IS IT. A total eclipse of the sun that runs smack through the middle of the USA. Plan a car trip, bus ride, or plane trip to the narrow strip of Earth stretching[...]
Aug 25 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
7:30 pm
See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
12:00 am
see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University
Sep 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University | Fairfax | Virginia | United States
7:00 pm
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!
Sep 22 @ 4:02 pm – 5:02 pm
4:02 pm
The Sun will beam down directly on the equator giving us just about equal amounts of day and night in most parts of the world. If you live south of the equator, this is your Spring Equinox.
Sep 22 @ 6:30 pm – 11:00 pm
6:30 pm
The Clear Sky Chart for tomorrow doesn’t look too promising, so I’m cancelling the public night.  Ray Young  Great Meadow site coordinator   See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park
Sep 23 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
6:00 pm
Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University
Oct 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University | Fairfax | Virginia | United States
7:00 pm
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!