Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Star Gaze at C.M. Crockett Park on October 21, 2017 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. [...]
As members we travelled far a wide as well stayed at home to take in the Great American Eclipse 2017. We have added a map with pins that show the location and description of members and their experiences from across the country to the front page of our website. We will continue to expand [...]
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 09.21.2017.
NOVAC will hold it's monthly general membership meeting Sunday, September 10, at 7:00 PM as per usual in Room #163 in Research Hall on the campus of George Mason University. Our pre-meeting dinner at Oh George!, just across the street from the campus in the University Mall Shopping Center, will also take place at our [...]
The videos from the presentations have been posted as well as the power point presentations to match the videos. Check out the front page of www.ahsp.org for some amazing work all the way around from a great time this year. We hope to see you all up at the mountain next year! September 7-11 2018 [...]
Weather forecasts force cancellation of our Public Night again. The Clear Sky chart predicts transparency and seeing mostly as "Too cloudy to forecast". As of 11:00 local time, all the other forecasts  predict mostly cloudy to overcast skies with a 15 to 50 percent chance of a thunderstorm or rain. Conditions won't be suitable [...]
Join the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club for Astronomy Day at C.M. Crockett Park on April 29, 2017. Astronomy Day is a national event usually held in or around April to promote and share amateur astronomy. Come out at 3PM to observe the Sun! Stay until nightfall to see some planets and deep sky objects! You [...]