This Week In Space – 17 April 2022

Flying to the moon in 1972, Flying to the moon in 2022, big comets, and private flights – all this and more in NOVAC’s first weekly roundup: This Week In Space.  

Fairfax County Announces First Annual One Dark Hour Event

The Fairfax County Park Authority is encouraging participation in the first annual One Dark Hour event. On April 22, the Fairfax County Park Authority is hoping residents will join them in turning off their lights to raise awareness of the importance of dark skies. Park Authorities ask you take part by turning off your outdoor

Join NOVAC at Viva Vienna 2022!

Join NOVAC at Viva Vienna 2022! NOVAC will host a tent on Sunday May 29th and Monday May 30th (event days #2 and #3) at this annual carnival of family fun.  Viva Vienna serves as a major fundraising opportunity for the Vienna Rotary Club so that it may, in turn, provide support for charitable, educational,

Astro-Traveler Paul Derby Visits the Prime Meridian!

Suffering from COVID isolation or cabin fever?   Longing to get out and do something related to your astronomy hobby? Consider a trip to London!  My spouse was headed there for work meetings and I decided to tag along.   Read about my travels and astronomy experiences!