Home 2019-12-29T17:18:36-05:00

Recent News

December 13 Meeting, the Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers

By | November 29th, 2020|Categories: Home, Meetings|

Sunday, December 13; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Online https://meet.google.com/xtw-gjjx-udg

Speaker: Shawn Dilles & Carl Hergenrother

Title: Association of Lunar & Planetary Observers

The Association of Lunar and Planetary Observers (ALPO) is an international organization devoted to study the Sun, Moon, planets, asteroids, meteors, and comets. The ALOP’s goals are to stimulate, coordinate, and […]

November 8 Meeting, Solar Eclipses: Science and Spectacle

By | October 31st, 2020|Categories: Home, Meetings|

Sunday, November 8; 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm

Location: Online https://meet.google.com/quz-byer-ogm

Speaker: Jay Pasachoff

Title: Solar Eclipses: Science and Spectacle

As a veteran of 72 solar eclipses—including 35 total solar eclipses, 18 annular solar eclipses, and 19 partial solar eclipses–astronomer Jay Pasachoff is uniquely positioned to share recent scientific work related to eclipses, international […]

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 […]

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