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NOVAC’s Byron Bergert Imaging Group, Saturday August 11th

By | July 20th, 2018|Categories: Home, Meetings|Tags: , , |

NOVAC’s Byron Bergert Imaging Group will hold its next Processing Party on Saturday August 11 from 10am to 1pm at the Providence Community Center near the Vienna Metro Station.  We’ll be in Classroom 1, which is upstairs past the registration desk.  As usual, we’re very low key:  […]

AHSP 2018 General Registration is live!

By | April 15th, 2018|Categories: Home, News, Star Party|Tags: , |

As many of you may know, 2018 marks our fourteenth year for the Almost Heaven Star Party (AHSP). It’s is my pleasure to announce, on behalf of the Almost Heaven Star Party organizing team, that general registration for the 2018 event is now live!
AHSP 2018 […]

Binocular Messier and the AL Observing Program

By | March 12th, 2018|Categories: Home, News, Public Night, Website|Tags: , , , |

March is the time of the year when the Messier Marathon is possible.  This is also a great time to get started on your Binocular Messier observing program.

A very useful resource (I would say essential) for observational astronomy is Sky and Telescope’s Pocket Sky […]

NOVAC 2018 Election Results

By | December 11th, 2017|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|Tags: |

On Sunday, December 10, at the General Meeting, the club elected officers for 2018. I am honored to be serving as President for the coming year.  Please join me in congratulating the others elected last night:

Vice President: Alan Goldberg
Secretary: John McDonnell
Treasurer: Paul Derby
Trustees (2 yr term): Zack Panitzke, John Higbee

There are three other […]

NOVAC giving this Holiday Season

By | October 14th, 2017|Categories: Home, News|Tags: , , |

Members and Friends of the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club,

Consider NOVAC in your Holiday Giving this year.  NOVAC dues cover a portion of the club’s operational costs.  Dues provide a solid base for our operations with patron and supporting memberships providing additional funding for our outreach and educational activities.  Your contributions […]

NOVAC at the Great American Eclipse 2017 Map

By | September 22nd, 2017|Categories: Home, Website|Tags: |

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 […]

There is also now a page with the map and photos from members!