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November 14 – Public Monthly Meeting – Come Fly Away to the Sun

Come Fly Away to the Sun Dr. Kelly Korreck Sunday, November 14, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract: What is faster than a speeding bullet? What can fly through Read more [...]
By |2021-10-18T20:27:51-04:00October 18th, 2021|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC imager Juan Marin Otero captures Abell 71 region in Cygnus

This region is in a very well known area of the sky, but its neighbors draw more attention from astrophotographers. Close to Deneb, at the opposite side of the North America and Pelican nebulae, lies this emission nebula complex. The whole region is quite Read more [...]
By |2021-10-16T21:42:14-04:00September 16th, 2021|News|0 Comments

August 8 – Public Monthly Meeting – To Bennu and Back Again: the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission

To Bennu and Back Again: the OSIRIS-REx Sample Return Mission Are we alone or do we share our solar system and galaxy with other forms of life? And how widespread are advanced civilizations with whom we could communicate? Dr. Hannah Kaplan Sunday, Read more [...]
By |2021-10-16T21:42:29-04:00July 13th, 2021|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

NOVAC eclipse chaser Lloyd Franklin captured this stunning image of the Ring of Fire eclipse on 10 June!

Lloyd Franklin captured a portion of the Annular Solar Eclipse (commonly known as a “Ring of Fire”), on 10 June 2021.   The path of annularity only traversed parts of Canada, Greenland, and Northern Russia, and wasn’t easy to get to, but Read more [...]
By |2021-10-16T21:42:37-04:00June 17th, 2021|News|0 Comments

July 11 – Public Monthly Meeting – Searching for Life on Other Worlds

Searching for Life on Other Worlds Are we alone or do we share our solar system and galaxy with other forms of life? And how widespread are advanced civilizations with whom we could communicate? Robert Naeye Sunday, July 11, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 Read more [...]
By |2021-10-16T21:42:44-04:00June 15th, 2021|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

May 15 – Astronomy Day 2021

Expand Your Horizons at Astronomy Day 2021 May 15, 2021, 5 PM to 11 PM at C.M. Crockett Park Hosted by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club, Astronomy Day is an international event coordinated by astronomy clubs around the world to share the night sky with our communities. We're putting on a day full of [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:42:55-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Home, News|0 Comments

May 2 – Public Monthly Meeting – The Last Stargazers

The Last Stargazers Dr. Emily Levesque Sunday, May 2, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract: A bird that mimicked a black hole. The astronomer that discovered microwave ovens. A telescope that got shot. The science of astronomy is filled with true stories (and tall tales) of the adventures [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:43:00-04:00April 13th, 2021|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

April 11 – Public Monthly Meeting – Asteroids and Comets: Earth’s Nearest Neighbors

Asteroids and Comets: Earth's Nearest Neighbors Dr. Amy Mainzer Sunday, April 11, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract: Asteroids and comets, leftover fragments from the formation of our solar system, represent repositories of primordial material. As such, they provide clues to the processes by which planetary systems [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:43:08-04:00March 23rd, 2021|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments
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