Nov
14
Sat
2020
Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
Nov 14 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NOVAC supports this event by providing remote telescope viewing capabilities to visitors in order to ensure safe social distancing. Please visit the official website for more details.

Dec
12
Sat
2020
Cancelled – Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
Dec 12 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm

NOVAC supports this event by providing remote telescope viewing capabilities to visitors in order to ensure safe social distancing. Please visit the official website for more details.

The December event has been cancelled. Please keep an eye out for events in 2021!

May
8
Sat
2021
It’s On!- Rappahannock County Park Public Night @ Rappahannock County Park
May 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
It's On!- Rappahannock County Park Public Night @ Rappahannock County Park

Join NOVAC and the Rappahannock County Park for a public observing session.

Audience: Members of the public, astronomy club members. Feel free to bring along any friends and family.

Volunteer Role: Bring binoculars or a telescope to share views of the planet Mars, galaxies and other deep sky objects.

Presentations:

  •  NOVAC member will p a 15-minute presentation by NOVAC member on how to find Mars, the M-44 beehive cluster and the M-104 Sombrero Galaxy in Virgo.
  • short educational presentation put on by the Park stressing the value of maintaining a light pollution free environment.

Masks: 

  • not mandatory before dark unless social distancing cannot be maintained.
  • required after dark.

Contact: RSVP to Torney Van Acker, Dark Sky Coordinator, at 703-250-7943 or torney630@gmail.com.

It’s On!- Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
May 8 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
It's On!- Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park

NOVAC supports this event by providing remote telescope viewing capabilities to visitors in order to ensure safe social distancing.

  • Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Ln.), behind the Mount Bleak House within the white fence.
  • Participation will be limited to 100 people (including staff and volunteers).
  • Social distancing is required and face masks are strongly encouraged.

Please visit the official website for more details.

Jun
12
Sat
2021
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park- It's a Go!
Jun 12 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park- It's a Go!

NOVAC supports this event by providing telescope views to visitors.

  • Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Ln.), behind the Mount Bleak House within the white fence.
  • For individuals who are fully vaccinated face coverings and social distancing are no longer required. Individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated will be asked to continue face covering and social distancing procedures.

 

Jul
10
Sat
2021
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
Jul 10 @ 8:30 pm – 11:30 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park

RSVP here.

NOVAC supports this event by providing telescope views to visitors.

  • Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Ln.), behind the Mount Bleak House within the white fence.
  • For individuals who are fully vaccinated face coverings and social distancing are no longer required. Individuals who are not yet fully vaccinated will be asked to continue face covering and social distancing procedures.

Please visit the official website for more details.

Jul
24
Sat
2021
Rappahannock County Park Public Night @ Rappahannock County Park
Jul 24 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Aug
7
Sat
2021
Rappahannock County Park Public Night @ Rappahannock County Park
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
Aug 7 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park

NOVAC supports this event by providing remote telescope viewing capabilities to visitors in order to ensure safe social distancing.

  • Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Ln.), behind the Mount Bleak House within the white fence.
  • Participation will be limited to 100 people (including staff and volunteers).
  • Social distancing is required and face masks are strongly encouraged.

Please visit the official website for more details.

Sep
4
Sat
2021
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
Sep 4 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park

NOVAC supports this event by providing remote telescope viewing capabilities to visitors in order to ensure safe social distancing.

  • Sky Meadows State Park (11012 Edmonds Ln.), behind the Mount Bleak House within the white fence.
  • Participation will be limited to 100 people (including staff and volunteers).
  • Social distancing is required and face masks are strongly encouraged.

Please visit the official website for more details.