AHSP 2019 Aug 30 – Sept 3 2019

By | 2019-06-14T14:19:14-04:00 June 14th, 2019|AHSP, Home, News, Star Party|

Although AHSP 2019 Registration has been going well, I wanted to post this to the NOVAC website to make sure if you are new to the area or the club that you are aware of our premier event that we hold every year in WV with this year the event being held from August 30 [...]

NOVAC Astronomy Day: Saturday, May 11

By | 2019-04-21T13:16:36-04:00 April 21st, 2019|Home, News, Public Night|

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 [...]

M87 black hole

By | 2019-04-11T21:31:57-04:00 April 11th, 2019|AHSP, Home, News|

Tom Finkenbinder provided this information to go along the feature image and the Skynet and multi-messenger Astronomy slide presentation: Shortly before the presentation I made at AHSP 2018 at Spruce Knob last Fall, I asked for ideas from the Skynet team at UNC about the radio astronomy features they added to the network with the [...]

NOVAC 2019 Election Results

By | 2018-12-12T19:14:58-05:00 December 12th, 2018|Home, Meetings, News|

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 [...]

The 36th Annual NOVAC Star Gaze: Saturday, October 6th

By | 2018-12-12T19:16:51-05:00 September 19th, 2018|Public Night, Star Party|

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. [...]

Regional Star Parties Updated!

By | 2018-12-12T19:23:34-05:00 September 19th, 2018|Home, News|

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.