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The 36th Annual NOVAC Star Gaze: Saturday, October 6th

Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Star Gaze at C.M. Crockett Park on October 6, 2018 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 local dark sky sites. [...]

By | 2018-12-12T19:16:51-05:00 September 19th, 2018|Public Night, Star Party|1 Comment

Regional Star Parties Updated!

Getting a jump on this coming years Star Party planning? Well I have updated the regional star parties list as best I can based on updated links and what information certain clubs had available at the time. The page still needs to have some formatting updated but the dates are updates as of  9/19/2018.

By | 2018-12-12T19:23:34-05:00 September 19th, 2018|Home, News|0 Comments

Great Meadow Public Night Feb 18 – Cancelled

I'm cancelling public night. Great Meadow fields are soft already. The melting snow will make it worse. When using the dirt roads to access our site, remember to try not veer off, causing damage and widening of the roads. We are grateful to be guests at Great Meadow so please don't damage the facilities. I [...]

By | 2018-02-20T17:59:45-05:00 February 18th, 2018|News, Public Night|0 Comments

Byron Bergert Imaging Group on Feb 3 10:00a – 1:00p

NOVAC's Byron Bergert Imaging Group will hold its Groundhog Day +1 Processing Party, featuring Special Guest Processor John Kasianowicz, on Saturday February 3 from 10am to 1pm at the Providence Community Center near the Vienna Metro Station. We'll be in Multipurpose Room 1, which is to the left past the registration desk. As usual, we're [...]

By | 2018-02-13T18:54:18-05:00 January 22nd, 2018|Meetings, News|0 Comments

General Meeting, Elections, and Show & Tell – December 10

Our next meeting will be Sunday evening, December 10, 7:00 pm, in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University, with dinner at Red Hot and Blue, and will be a little different from other meetings this past year. During the business meeting we will hold elections for club offices. Candidate [...]

By | 2017-12-11T17:09:52-05:00 December 2nd, 2017|Meetings|0 Comments

Public Event Cancelled for C.M. Crockett

The public night scheduled for 18 November is canceled.  Although the Clear Sky Chart[1] currently says only 50% of the sky will be covered by clouds, all of the other forecasts predict "cloudy"[2] or "mostly cloudy"[3][4] with a chance of precipitation.  DC television weather-guessers all agree it will be mostly cloudy tomorrow evening with differing [...]

By | 2018-07-01T09:52:16-04:00 November 18th, 2017|News, Public Night|0 Comments