Astronomy Day

May 15 – Astronomy Day 2021

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 [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:42:55-04:00April 22nd, 2021|Home, News|0 Comments

April 2018 is Global Astronomy Month!

Throughout the month of April members of the public will be joining with amateur clubs around the world in this global celebration of astronomy.   Our own organization, the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club (NOVAC) will host its Astronomy Day event on Saturday, April 21st at C.M. Crockett Park giving members of the public a rare [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:47:30-04:00March 30th, 2018|News, Public Night|0 Comments

Astronomy Day: Saturday May 7, 2016

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 [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:54:25-04:00May 1st, 2016|News, Public Night|0 Comments

NOVAC’s Astronomy Day – May 16th 3 – 11 pm

Join NOVAC for Astronomy Day at Sky Meadows State Park on Saturday, May 16, 2015. Astronomy Day is a national event usually held in or around April to promote and share amateur astronomy. Come out at 3 pm to observe the Sun! Stay until nightfall to see some planets and deep sky objects! Click the links below for more [...]

By |2021-10-16T21:57:30-04:00May 15th, 2015|Public Night|0 Comments

NOVAC 25th Anniversary Speakers

With the recent passing of amateur astronomy legend John Dobson, we've located a video of his humorous remarks to our membership at NOVAC’s 2005 Star Gaze. While doing so, we’ve also found videos of other major speakers that same year including Al Nagler, Phil Harrington and Rod Mollise. You can watch all their talks at [...]

By |2021-10-16T22:01:41-04:00February 1st, 2014|Home, Meetings, News, Website|0 Comments

Astronomy Day Event May 11th 3-11pm @ Sky Meadows

The whole family will enjoy this free event! Activities include: safe views of the sun, fun games for kids, a guided tour of the night sky and spectacular views of the universe through club member’s telescopes. Special presentations in our big tent – Rain or Shine – “Just Do It! Getting Started in Astrophotography” by Bob [...]

By |2021-10-16T22:03:36-04:00April 19th, 2013|News, Public Night|Comments Off on Astronomy Day Event May 11th 3-11pm @ Sky Meadows
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