This is not a Rappahannock Astronomy Club event, but an event by a larger, state-wide association of clubs like ours. Saturday October 5 2019, with afternoon events including a tour of the Udvar-Hazey Center (the bigger, western branch of the Smithsonian Air and Space Museum) and evening observing. Interested? See more at https://www.novac.com/wp/vaas/.
Looks like a good night – come on out for a star party! All the weather forecasts say mostly clear, though there will be some clouds also. Temperatures will be mild, in the 70s, with the dew point well below … Continue reading →
Looks like a good night for a star party. The sky will be mostly clear with some clouds coming and going. Temperatures will drop into the 60s, so be prepared for a cooler evening than the summer nights have been. … Continue reading →
This quarter’s newsletter leads off with an article by Jerry Hubbell on the Apollo 11 landing on its 50th anniversary. Other features include an article by Lauren Lennon on Asteroid 2019OK, which passed us just a few days ago, a product review by Glenn Faini on a new zoom lens, and David Abbou’s story on his participation in NASA’s Solar System Ambassadors Program. Just click the newspaper icon at the upper right to read all about it!
Come on out tonight for a warm weather star party. The sky will be mostly clear. Temperatures will be in the 70s. Dew point will be in the 60s, so dew will not be a problem. Sunset is at 8:24 … Continue reading →
This is one of those frustrating mornings when the weather forecasts for tonight’s scheduled star party at Caledon are all over the place. It will certainly be partly cloudy, with a small chance of rain and thunderstorms. National Weather Service … Continue reading →