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?
Expand Your Horizons at Astronomy Day 2021 May 15, 2021, 5 PM to 11 PM at C.M. Crockett Park Hosted by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club, Astronomy Day is an international event coordinated by astronomy clubs around the world to share the night sky with our communities. We're putting on a day full of [...]
The Last Stargazers Dr. Emily Levesque Sunday, May 2, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract: A bird that mimicked a black hole. The astronomer that discovered microwave ovens. A telescope that got shot. The science of astronomy is filled with true stories (and tall tales) of the adventures [...]
Asteroids and Comets: Earth's Nearest Neighbors Dr. Amy Mainzer Sunday, April 11, 2021 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting - Public Invited Abstract: Asteroids and comets, leftover fragments from the formation of our solar system, represent repositories of primordial material. As such, they provide clues to the processes by which planetary systems [...]