The 39th Annual NOVAC Star Gaze October 30, 2021 Hosted by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club. Come out at 5 pm to enjoy safe views of the Sun using specialized telescopes and solar filters. Stay after nightfall and participate in observations of star clusters, nebulae, galaxies, and more deep sky objects. There will [...]
September 12 – Public Monthly Meeting – Astronomy with X-rays: How, Where, and Most Importantly Why?
Astronomy with X-rays: How, Where, and Most Importantly Why? Dr. Randall Smith Sunday, September 12, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract: X-ray astronomy began in Read more [...]
'Oumuamua – Our Solar System’s First Known Interstellar Visitor The discovery of 'Oumuamua (1I/2019/U1) represented our first detection of a solar system object with an origin that was definitely outside of our solar system. Its name comes Read more [...]