Dec 12 all-day
Hello, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! Canton (canton@gmail.com) will be adding additional 2018 calendar events (meteor showers, etc.) during the last week of 2017. Feel free to email him any suggestions. If you added this ICS calendar feed as a “subscription” instead of a one-time import, then new events should automatically flow into your calendar once[...]
Dec 13 all-day
The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered in 1982. The shower runs[...]
Dec 16 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Dec 17 @ 4:30 pm – 10:00 pm Great Meadow
Due to poor viewing conditions predicted for tomorrow, I am cancelling the Great Meadow Public Night for Sunday Dec 17. Ray Young Great Meadow site coordinator   See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to eveMore information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
Dec 21 all-day
The Ursids is a minor meteor shower producing about 5-10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Tuttle, which was first discovered in 1790. The shower runs annually from December 17-25. It peaks this year on the the night of the 21st and morning of the 22nd. The crescent[...]
Dec 21 @ 11:28 am – 1:28 pm
The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, respectively, in the sense that the length of time elapsed between sunrise and sunset on this day is a minimum for the year. Of course, daylight saving time means that the first Sunday in April has 23 hours and the last Sunday in October has[...]
Dec 22 all-day
see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…
Jan 13 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Great Meadow
The forecast is actually for clear skies. But below freezing temps with some wind. I am postponing the public night to Sunday Jan 21, 5-10p. Note: Crockett is scheduled for Jan 20. Ray Young Great Meadow site coordinator See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions[...]
Jan 14 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm George Mason University
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!
Jan 20 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Jan 21 @ 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm Great Meadow
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.
Jan 31 all-day
Second full moon in a month.
Jan 31 @ 6:48 am – 10:12 am
 
Jan 31 @ 8:27 am – 8:27 am
 
Feb 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm George Mason University
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!
Feb 17 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Feb 18 @ 6:00 pm – 10:00 pm Great Meadow
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.
Mar 11 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm George Mason University
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!