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 [...]
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 [...]
Good morning, NOVAC. As of this morning, GMU has closed the campus all day and cancelled activities because of the weather. Consequently, we are cancelling our meeting this evening as well. ~Chris Kagy NOVAC President
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 [...]
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. [...]
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.
Thanks to all of you that have registered this year for AHSP! If you want to still add shirts and hats or want to go on an addition event or excursion please go ahead and email us at email@example.com and I can have it added to your existing registrations. I just posted as well on the [...]
NOVAC's Byron Bergert Imaging Group will hold its next Processing Party on Saturday August 11 from 10am to 1pm at the Providence Community Center near the Vienna Metro Station. We'll be in Classroom 1, which is upstairs past the registration desk. As usual, we're very low key: come when you like, leave when you like. [...]