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New Astronomical League Mid East Regional Chapter

The Astronomical League (AL) has solidified a Mid East regional chapter and has put up a nice website of clubs, resources and events all focused in this part of the nation. Please take a look when you get a chance: https://www.meralastronomy.org/   Their FB page is here, too: https://www.facebook.com/Mid-East-Region-of-the-Astronomical-League-MERAL-111037873778915/?view_public_for=111037873778915   Finally, they have published a calendar [...]

By | 2020-12-20T16:37:40+00:00 December 5th, 2020|Home, News, Website|0 Comments

NOVAC tops 1,000 members!

NOVAC hit a milestone last month, and has grown to a community of more than 1,000 members of all level (novice to expert) who share diverse interests in astronomy! Our members, old and new, beginner and experienced, continue support each other's shared interests and take advantage of NOVAC's: Access to dark sky sites for observing [...]

By | 2020-10-04T11:37:46+00:00 October 4th, 2020|About, Home, News|2 Comments

In-Person Events Cancelled Through May 10, 2020

Today the CDC updated their guidance to recommend that for the next 8 weeks, organizers (whether groups or individuals) cancel or postpone in-person events that consist of 50 people or more throughout the United States. To comply with this recommendation, NOVAC will take the following actions to modify our plans through May 10, 2020: We [...]

By | 2020-03-15T22:05:21+00:00 March 15th, 2020|Home, Meetings, News|2 Comments

NOVAC Astronomy Day: Saturday, May 11

Join NOVAC for Astronomy Day at C. M. Crockett Park on Saturday, May 11, 2019. Astronomy Day is a world-wide event to promote and share amateur astronomy. Come out at 3 pm to observe the Sun! Stay after nightfall to see double stars and deep sky objects! Enjoy wonderful views of the sky. The program [...]

By | 2019-12-29T17:44:48+00:00 April 21st, 2019|News, Public Night|0 Comments

NOVAC 2019 Election Results

On Sunday those present at the general meeting elected 2019's club officers: President: Chris Kagy Vice President: Alan Goldberg Treasurer: Paul Derby Secretary: John McDonnell Trustee: George Doschek (2 yr term) Trustee: Paul Severance (2 yr term) Trustee: Arlen Raasch (2 yr term) The term office will begin on January 1, 2019. The next general [...]

By | 2018-12-12T19:14:58+00:00 December 12th, 2018|Home, Meetings, News|0 Comments

Regional Star Parties Updated!

Getting a jump on this coming years Star Party planning? Well I have updated the regional star parties list as best I can based on updated links and what information certain clubs had available at the time. The page still needs to have some formatting updated but the dates are updates as of  9/19/2018.

By | 2019-12-29T17:18:20+00:00 September 19th, 2018|Home, News|0 Comments