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About Chris Lee

NOVAC Vice President, Dir. of Communications, Webmaster and Chair for AHSP - Current using a Celestron CPC 1100 Edge HD

AHSP 2018 General Registration is live!

As many of you may know, 2018 marks our fourteenth year for the Almost Heaven Star Party (AHSP). It's is my pleasure to announce, on behalf of the Almost Heaven Star Party organizing team, that general registration for the 2018 event is now live! AHSP 2018 begins on Friday, September 7 and ends the morning of Tuesday, September 11. [...]

By | 2018-04-15T09:04:43-04:00 April 15th, 2018|Home, News, Star Party|0 Comments

Cancelled C.M. Crockett Public Night

Cancelling the public night for C. M Crockett Park scheduled for tonight. This is a tough call. Weather forecasts don't agree as of 08:00. The Clear Sky Chart forecast says skies will clear to 20% coverage at 17:00 and then clear completely by 19:00. Forecasts by WeatherUnderground, Weather_Channel and Weather.com show clearing later with the [...]

By | 2018-03-25T11:29:11-04:00 March 17th, 2018|News, Public Night|0 Comments

Great Meadow Public Night Feb 18 – TBD

There's a public night scheduled tomorrow, Feb 18, at Great Meadow. The weather forecast is pretty decent. However, the state of the field is not known. I will send out an email tomorrow as to whether the ground is too wet to hold the event. A group of special needs scouts who are taking the [...]

By | 2018-02-18T11:27:57-05:00 February 17th, 2018|News, Public Night|0 Comments

Cancelled – C.M. Crockett Public Night – 17 February

A nasty wintery mix of rain, sleet, freezing rain and/or snow tomorrow afternoon and evening isn't suitable for telescopes, astronomers or the general public. Hoping for Clear skies for future dates, Tree Greenwood Crockett Park Site Coordinator

By | 2018-02-17T20:32:23-05:00 February 16th, 2018|News, Public Night|0 Comments

Byron Bergert Imaging Group on April 14th 10am – 1pm

NOVAC’s Byron Bergert Imaging Group will hold its next Processing Party on Saturday April 14th 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 very low key: come when you like, leave [...]

By | 2018-02-13T18:53:26-05:00 February 13th, 2018|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

Cancelled – C.M. Crockett Public Night

Weather forecasts force cancellation of our Public Night again.  The Clear Sky chart[1] predicts transparency and seeing mostly as "Too cloudy to forecast".  As of 11:00 local time, all the other forecasts [2][3][4] predict mostly cloudy to overcast skies with a 15 to 50 percent chance of a thunderstorm or rain.  Conditions won't be suitable [...]

By | 2017-07-27T21:33:43-04:00 July 22nd, 2017|Public Night|0 Comments