NOVAC Event Calendar

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NOVAC Event Calendar 2015-05-11T19:16:50+00:00

C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park
Nov 2 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park | Midland | Virginia | United States
5:00 pm
  Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University
Nov 10 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University | Fairfax | Virginia | United States
7:00 pm
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!
12:00 am
A superstar event for 2019: Elusive Mercury, one of the most difficult planets to view, will be out in broad daylight—literally! Look through a telescope equipped with a suitable solar filter and you’ll be able to view tiny Mercury transit across the surface of the Sun. This rare celestial event will be visible throughout much[...]
12:00 am
This shower coincides with the full moon, so that pretty much blows your chances of seeing much… But Keep your fingers crossed! Every now and then the Taurid meteor shower — normally modest — produces spectacular fireballs visible even in bright moonlight. Last year it caused a rash of UFO reports. Most recently this happened[...]
12:00 am
The Leonids is an average shower, producing up to 15 meteors per hour at its peak. This shower is unique in that it has a cyclonic peak about every 33 years where hundreds of meteors per hour can be seen. That last of these occurred in 2001. The Leonids is produced by dust grains left[...]
12:00 am
see http://cantonbecker.com/retrograde for details…
12:00 am
A conjunction of Venus and Jupiter will be visible on November 24. The two bright planets will be visible within 1.4 degrees of each other in the evening sky. Look for this impressive sight in the western sky just after sunset.
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park
Nov 30 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park | Midland | Virginia | United States
5:00 pm
  Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Dec 1 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Great Meadow Public Night @ Great Meadow
5:00 pm
See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University
Dec 8 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University | Fairfax | Virginia | United States
7:00 pm
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!
12:00 am
Hello, and HAPPY NEW YEAR! Canton (canton@gmail.com) will be adding additional 2019 calendar events (meteor showers, etc.) during the last week of 2018. Feel free to email him any suggestions. If you added this ICS calendar feed as a “subscription” instead of a one-time import, then new events should automatically flow into your calendar once[...]
12:00 am
The Geminids is the king of the meteor showers. It is considered by many to be the best shower in the heavens, producing up to 120 multicolored meteors per hour at its peak. It is produced by debris left behind by an asteroid known as 3200 Phaethon, which was discovered in 1982. The shower runs[...]
Dec 21 all-day
12:00 am
The Ursids is a minor meteor shower producing about 5-10 meteors per hour. It is produced by dust grains left behind by comet Tuttle, which was first discovered in 1790. The shower runs annually from December 17-25. It peaks this year on the the night of the 21st and morning of the 22nd. This year[...]
Dec 21 @ 9:19 pm – 10:19 pm
9:19 pm
This marks the beginning of winter (in the northern hemisphere) and the beginning of summer (in the southern hemisphere.) The winter solstice is the shortest day of the year, respectively, in the sense that the length of time elapsed between sunrise and sunset on this day is a minimum for the year. Of course, daylight[...]
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park
Dec 28 @ 5:00 pm – 11:00 pm
C.M. Crockett Public Night @ C.M. Crockett Park | Midland | Virginia | United States
5:00 pm
  Please read the C.M. Crockett Page for park details.  
Dec 29 @ 5:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Great Meadow Public Night @ Great Meadow
5:00 pm
See front page of NOVAC Site for changes to event. More information about Great Meadow including directions and parking visit the Great Meadow Site page.
Jan 10 @ 12:10 pm – 12:10 pm
12:10 pm
Part of the Moon will appear darker as the full Moon passes through the faint outer edge (penumbra) of the Earth’s shadow.
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University
Jan 12 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Monthly Meeting @ George Mason University | Fairfax | Virginia | United States
7:00 pm
Our meetings on the second Sunday of the Month, The events are normally held evening at 7:00 pm in Research Hall Room 163 on the campus of George Mason University. Our meetings web page, has directions and additional details. We look forward to seeing you on Sunday evenings!