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The 37th Annual NOVAC Star Gaze: Saturday, October 5th

By | September 10th, 2019|Categories: Home, Public Night, Star Party|

Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Star Gaze at C.M. Crockett Park on October 5th, 2019 from 3 pm to 11 pm!

You don’t need any astronomy experience or equipment at all to enjoy Star Gaze. Enjoy the wonderful views of the landscape and night sky from one of our […]

NOVAC 2019 Election Results

By | December 12th, 2018|Categories: Home, Meetings, News|

On Sunday those present at the general meeting elected 2019’s club officers:
  • President: Chris Kagy
  • Vice President: Alan Goldberg
  • Treasurer: Paul Derby
  • Secretary: John McDonnell
  • Trustee: George Doschek (2 yr term)
  • Trustee: Paul Severance (2 yr term)
  • Trustee: Arlen Raasch (2 yr term)
The term office will begin on January 1, […]

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 […]

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