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🌑 New Moon 2:24 am
🌑 New Moon
Apr 1 @ 2:24 am – 2:24 am
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Canceled- C.M. Crockett Public Night 7:00 pm
Canceled- C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park
Apr 2 @ 7:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Canceled- C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park | Midland | Virginia | United States
This event is CANCELED due to the cloud cover forecast tonight. RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the wonders of the universe through the telescopes of NOVAC volunteers. You do not need to be a member of the club or own any astronomical equipment to attend. Before sunset, feel free to[...]
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Astronomy Night 7:30 pm
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Astronomy Night @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial Astronomy Night @ Dwight D. Eisenhower Memorial | Midland | Virginia | United States
RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the night sky through telescopes and participate in hands-on activities provided by the Northern Virginia Astronomy Club (NOVAC), the National Capital Astronomers, NASA Goddard Space Flight Center Astronomy Club, Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, and the Montgomery College Planetarium. The event will honor President[...]
Rappahannock County Park Open Observing Session 7:30 pm
Rappahannock County Park Open Observing Session @ Rappahannock County Park
Apr 2 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the wonders of the universe through the telescopes of Rappahannock County Park volunteers and NOVAC members. This is an open observing session and members of the public may bring their own telescopes and binoculars as well. Note this program is only an observing session (no[...]
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🌓 First Quarter Moon 2:47 am
🌓 First Quarter Moon
Apr 9 @ 2:47 am – 2:47 am
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George Mason University- Arlington Campus Night Sky Viewing 8:00 pm
George Mason University- Arlington Campus Night Sky Viewing @ George Mason University, Arlington Campus
Apr 9 @ 8:00 pm – 9:30 pm
George Mason University- Arlington Campus Night Sky Viewing @ George Mason University, Arlington Campus
RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the urban night sky over George Mason University’s Arlington Campus through the telescopes of NOVAC volunteers. Observing will take place on the outdoor plaza in front of Van Metre Hall (Schar School of Policy and Government). Visitor Parking is available in the Van Metre Hall[...]
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Public Monthly Meeting – How to Measure Velocities of Distant Galaxy Clusters, and Why 7:30 pm
Public Monthly Meeting – How to Measure Velocities of Distant Galaxy Clusters, and Why
Apr 10 @ 7:30 pm – 9:30 pm
Public Monthly Meeting - How to Measure Velocities of Distant Galaxy Clusters, and Why
How to Measure Velocities of Distant Galaxy Clusters, and Why Arthur Kosowsky, Ph.D. Sunday, April 12, 2022 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM EST Online event meet.google.com/osh-bcyd-gti Monthly Meeting – Public Invited   Abstract: Galaxy clusters are the most massive gravitationally bound objects in the universe. Their hot ionized gas scatters photons of the cosmic microwave[...]
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🌕 Full Moon 2:55 pm
🌕 Full Moon
Apr 16 @ 2:55 pm – 2:55 pm
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Sky Meadows State Park Lyrid Meteor Shower Viewing 7:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park Lyrid Meteor Shower Viewing @ Sky Meadows State Park
Apr 22 @ 7:00 pm – Apr 23 @ 8:00 am
Sky Meadows State Park Lyrid Meteor Shower Viewing @ Sky Meadows State Park
RSVP here. This family-friendly event, made possible by the Friends of Sky Meadows, provides a relaxing opportunity to learn the importance of dark sky conservation, have a chance to view the Lyrid meteor shower while having the unique experience of being in the park after dark. Begin the evening with a kid-friendly segment exploring the[...]
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🌗 Last Quarter Moon 7:56 am
🌗 Last Quarter Moon
Apr 23 @ 7:56 am – 7:56 am
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Great Meadow Public Night 7:30 pm
Great Meadow Public Night @ Great Meadow
Apr 23 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the wonders of the universe through the telescopes of NOVAC volunteers. You do not need to be a member of the club or own any astronomical equipment to attend. Before sunset, feel free to inspect the different telescopes and other visual equipment on the field.[...]
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Udvar-Hazy Center Star Party 8:00 pm
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Udvar-Hazy Center Star Party @ Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center
Apr 23 @ 8:00 pm – 10:00 pm
Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum, Udvar-Hazy Center Star Party @ Steven F. Udvar-Hazy Center | Midland | Virginia | United States
RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the wonders of the universe through the telescopes of NOVAC volunteers at the Smithsonian’s Udvar-Hazy Center in Chantilly, VA. You do not need to be a member of the club or own any astronomical equipment to attend. The event will take place on the bus[...]
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🌑 New Moon 4:28 pm
🌑 New Moon
Apr 30 @ 4:28 pm – 4:28 pm
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Rappahannock County Park Dark Sky Event 8:00 pm
Rappahannock County Park Dark Sky Event @ Rappahannock County Park
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
RSVP here. Members of the public are invited to view the wonders of the universe through the telescopes of Rappahannock County Park volunteers and NOVAC members. Members of the public may bring their own telescopes and binoculars as well. This program begins with a 15-minute presentation followed by night sky observing. As a reminder please[...]
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone 8:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
Apr 30 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
Sky Meadows State Park- Astronomy for Everyone @ Sky Meadows State Park
RSVP here. Sky Meadows and NOVAC invite you to enjoy an evening under the stars. Our evenings begin with a half-hour children’s “Junior Astronomer” program, followed by a discussion about the importance of dark skies and light conservation. Then join NASA Jet Propulsion Lab (JPL) Ambassadors for a presentation on the latest news in astronomy.[...]