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 [...]
Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Star Gaze at C.M. Crockett Park on October 6, 2018 from 3 pm to 11 pm! You don’t need any astronomy experience or equipment at all to enjoy Star Gaze. Enjoy the wonderful views of the landscape and night sky from one of our local dark sky sites. [...]
The forecast for this weekend's Star Gaze event poses serious risks to the safety of our volunteers as well as members of the general public who might wish to attend the event. Consequently, we have decided to cancel Star Gaze for 2015. NOVAC has several other observing-only public nights scheduled during the rest of 2015, [...]
Come one, come all to the annual fall event at C.M. Crockett Park from 3-11pm. Fun will be had! Checkout the Star Gaze page on our site for more information as it get closer. Star Gaze webpage
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 [...]
Women's Astronomical Discoveries from BC to Present. Presented by Claire and Scott Paisley at the the 30th annual NOVAC Star Gaze, on Saturday, October 6th 2012. This is a short powerpoint presentation of women's contributions to Astronomy.