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 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 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.  
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!
Mar 17 @ 9:12 am – 9:12 am
 
Mar 17 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm C.M. Crockett Park
  Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details. Details will be updated for the Messier Marathon too!  
Mar 24 all-day
Canton is the fellow who updates your astronomy calendar (full moons, equinoxes, etc.) from his laptop in Santa Fe, New Mexico. It’s his birthday today! The astronomy calendar is an effort of love and no reciprocity is needed or expected, but if you’d like to say thank you for his efforts, then please visit: http://cantonbecker.com/astronomy-calendar/credits.html
Mar 24 @ 11:35 am – 11:35 am
 
Apr 8 @ 3:18 am – 3:18 am
 
Apr 8 @ 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!