The video below is the first of four presentations in the playlist of videos for Astronomy Day 2016. Thanks to our great presenters this year!
NOVAC's annual Astronomy Day event is coming: this Saturday 3pm - 11pm at Sky Meadows State Park! We've got a host of astronomy-related activities on the schedule, from radio and solar observing to games and educations activities for kids. We've also got four great speakers lined up to speak about dark skies, the scale of [...]
The public events for Crockett and Great Meadow are cancelled due to bad weather projected for this evening! Sorry and see you all next month.
Unfortunately tonight's public night is canceled, the third cancelled Crockett Public Night in a row. The astronomy forecast predicts 70 percent or more cloud cover and the local forecast is cloudy with a 20% chance of showers or drizzle. Not acceptable conditions; nobody wants precipitation on lenses, mirrors or electronics. Hoping for clear skies next [...]
Snow and clouds are in the forecast so the Great Meadow Public Observing Night scheduled for tonight (3-5-2016) is cancelled due to bad weather. Sincerely, Lyle Mars Great Meadow Site Coordinator
Here is a link to the resource page that NOVAC has been recording info on over the years. This years event is scheduled for March 12 2016 at Crockett Park. Check the calendar and the front page for any updates to the event. http://www.novac.com/wp/observing/messier-marathon/
The weather forecasts indicate mostly cloudy sky conditions until after 23:00 local. To not disappoint the public or annoy volunteers, tonight's public night is cancelled. Hope for clear skies in the coming months. ~ Tree Greenwood
There is a Great Meadow public observing session scheduled for this Saturday night. (1-16-2016, 5:00 - 10:00 pm). I will be traveling this weekend so I am unable to attend and I will not be able to send out an email to cancel if the weather is bad so please check the weather forecast before [...]
We have two great Public Nights schedules tomorrow, one at CM Crockett Park and another at Sky Meadows State Park. Check the calendar on the left and the website for any updates that may occur. The weather is predicted to be nice so see you on the field!
Observing at Great Meadows tonight (11-07) has been cancelled due to cloudy weather and a muddy observing field. Lyle Mars