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May 15 – Public Monthly Meeting – Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover: From Launch to Landing

Mars 2020 Perseverance Rover: From Launch to Landing   Swati Mohan, Ph.D. Sunday, May 15, 2022 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited   Abstract: The Read more [...]
By |2022-05-14T09:10:20-04:00April 13th, 2022|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

Fairfax County Announces First Annual One Dark Hour Event

The Fairfax County Park Authority is encouraging participation in the first annual One Dark Hour event. On April 22, the Fairfax County Park Authority is hoping residents will join them in turning off their lights to raise awareness of the importance of dark skies. Park Authorities ask you take part by turning off your outdoor [...]

By |2022-04-15T19:01:07-04:00April 12th, 2022|News|0 Comments

April 10 – Public Monthly Meeting – How to Measure Velocities of Distant Galaxy Clusters, and Why

How to Measure Velocities of Distant Galaxy Clusters, and Why   Arthur Kosowsky, Ph.D. Sunday, April 12, 2022 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited   Abstract: Galaxy Read more [...]
By |2022-03-16T21:35:17-04:00March 16th, 2022|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

January 9 – Public Monthly Meeting – Two Eyes are Better than One

Two Eyes are Better than OnePhilip S. Harrington, FRASAstronomy Author/EducatorContributing editor, Astronomy magazineSunday, January 9, 20227:30 PM to 9:00 PM ESTOnline eventhttps://meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gtiMonthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract:Binoculars Read more [...]
By |2022-01-02T21:26:22-05:00December 12th, 2021|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

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
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