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NOVAC tops 1,000 members!

By | October 4th, 2020|Categories: About, Home, News|

NOVAC hit a milestone last month, and has grown to a community of more than 1,000 members of all level (novice to expert) who share diverse interests in astronomy! Our members, old and new, beginner and experienced, continue support each other’s shared interests and take advantage of NOVAC’s:

  • Access to […]

October NOVAC Meeting – The American Astronomical Society: History, Purpose and Future

By | September 23rd, 2020|Categories: Home, Meetings|

Sunday, October 11; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Online https://meet.google.com/uqm-ppvw-gzd

Speaker: Kevin B. Marvel, Executive Officer, American Astronomical Society

Title: The American Astronomical Society: History, Purpose and Future

Kevin will present a brief history of the American Astronomical Society, how it began, how it has grown and what it is doing today. He’ll […]

September Meeting – Studying Wind on Mars (from Earth)

By | August 23rd, 2020|Categories: Home, Meetings|

Join NOVAC on September 13 at 7:30pm for our September meeting

Location: Online https://meet.google.com/gzt-iwnx-cpx

Speaker: Dr. Marian Baker

Title: Studying wind on Mars (from Earth): a story of exploration, adaptation, and
unexpected discoveries

Images returned by Mariner 9, the first spacecraft to orbit Mars in the 1970s, revealed a dry and dusty planet that had been […]

August NOVAC Meeting – Radio Astronomy: The “Longest” View

By | August 1st, 2020|Categories: Home, Meetings|

Join NOVAC at 7:30pm on Sunday, August 9 for our monthly meeting which will be held online.

Location: Online https://meet.google.com/qhc-acci-ceu

Speaker: Dr. Joe Pesce

Title: Radio Astronomy: The “Longest” View

In this talk we will explore the field of Radio Astronomy, with a discussion of what it is, how radio observations are made, and […]

July 12 2020 at 7:30 – Remote Sensing and Spaceborn Planetary Observations

By | July 3rd, 2020|Categories: Home, Meetings|

Join NOVAC at 7:30pm on Sunday, July 12 for our monthly meeting which will be held online.

Location: Online https://meet.google.com/qns-wmyk-tbo

Speaker: Dr. Dennis Reuter

Using spaceborne systems to carry out observations of atmospheric and surface properties of the objects in our solar system (including the Earth) provides a wealth of information about the […]

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