Telescope Boss, Corey Dallmeyer from the Rappahannock Astronomy club shares his experience with the PVS 14 tube for night vision astronomy. Check out Corey’s experience with this product and possibly you’ll discover a new way you can enhance your visual observing too. Read more!
A short list of interesting events in the August sky with ‘x’ and ‘v’ shapes on the moon, Jovian moon shadows across Jupiter, Saturn at opposition and the Summer Triangle starting to become more easily visible throughout the night. Dates and times based on observing from Alexandria, VA. as predicted using Stellarium. Thursday, August 4
Join NOVAC and Eithne McDonald from Columbia University for a talk about NASA’s exciting Lucy mission – the first space mission to explore the population of small bodies known as the Trojans. These primitive bodies hold vital clues to deciphering the history of our Solar System and the origins of organic materials on Earth.
Join us for an informal discussion on the science and technology behind the recently released James Webb images. These early images illustrate Webb’s amazing capabilities. What do we know and how can we apply what we see to begin to address some of the popular questions in astronomy?
Meet Jeff Ball, NOVAC member, West Virginia resident and one of the best choreographers of astrophotography, drone video, nature photography, and music out there! He combines it all into some very special, well conceived videos. The best way to meet Jeff is to watch them. They’re amazing!