Dr. Kate Craft from the John Hopkins Applied Physics Laboratory will bring us up-to-date on the Europa Clipper mission, which will soon disembark on its journey to explore the intriguing moon Europa in the Jovian system. Dr Craft is a member of the team responsible for maximizing the scientific potential of the data that the
Join NOVAC as we welcome Dr. Kate Russo, eclipse chaser, astronomy enthusiast, and by profession, noted psychologist. Embark on an interesting exploration of the human psyche with Kate, founder of Being in the Shadow.
Join NOVAC as we welcome Dr. Sandrine Thomas, Project Scientist and Deputy Director for Rubin Observatory Construction. Dr. Thomas will be updating us on the development and construction progress of the Rubin Observatory and share the anticipation of grand, new discoveries that will be coming soon. The Rubin Observatory, an idea which began in the
Meet NOVAC member Lisa Paradis who created an astro-calendar inspired both by the beauty of our universe and her new-found hobby! One night using her Celestron 8HD, she tried to capture what she was seeing with her cell phone and was amazed at how much more could be seen. That started her adventures in astrophotography.
Join NOVAC as we welcome Dr. Ann Zabludoff from the University of Arizona. Dr. Zabludoff will be speaking on the sources of gravitational waves and describe how professional and amateur astronomers can work together to make new discoveries in this emerging field. Here’s your chance to get involved!