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 Atlas. It is available from many sources for less than [...]
IMPORTANT REMINDER: Sunday March 12th is the start of Daylight Saving Time. Remember to adjust your clocks forward one hour and change your smoke detector batteries. NOVAC will hold it's monthly general membership meeting Sunday March 12th, at 7:00 PM as per usual in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University. Our pre-meeting dinner at Brion's Grille, just across the street [...]
While temporary restrictions on parking have been lifted at Sky Meadows, please see the members-only Sky Meadows page for details.
Site owner Charlie Turner has recently completed two major improvements to the Turner Mountain observing site. NOVAC members can go to the webpage to see the details of the new improvements. Charlie invites all NOVAC members to come up and see the improvements for themselves! Please join me in thanking Charlie Turner for his hard [...]