Mar
28
Sat
2020
Cancelled – C.M. Crockett Public Night and Messier Marathon @ C.M. Crockett Park
Mar 28 @ 6:00 pm – 11:00 pm
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.

Sep
11
Sat
2021
Rappahannock County Park Public Night @ Rappahannock County Park
Sep 11 @ 7:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Oct
9
Sat
2021
Rappahannock County Park Public Night @ Rappahannock County Park
Oct 9 @ 6:30 pm – 9:30 pm