It’s a beautiful day this morning, but all the forecasts say it will rain by sunset. And even if it doesn’t rain, the sky is predicted to be completely overcast. Sorry, but we won’t be able to observe anything tonight. … Continue reading →
Stratford Hall has cancelled the planned star party with Rappahannock Astronomy Club on Saturday 16 November. Our next star party will be 23 November at Caledon.Continue reading →
This quarter’s newsletter begins with an article by Lauren Lennon introducing us to the ancient Native American observatory in Newark, Ohio–a remarkable site probably more familiar to archaeologists than to astronomers. We also have articles on the transformation of the Mark Slade Remote Observatory to a nonprofit, reports on recent club events, and Jerry Hubbell’s quarterly Moon article, along with our other continuing features. Just click the newspaper icon at the upper right of this page to read all about it!
Tonight’s planned star party, Friday October 25 2019 at Caledon, is cancelled. All the weather forecasts say mostly overcast tonight. I expect we won’t be able to see anything through the clouds. I’ll see you in November. We usually have … Continue reading →
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 … Continue reading →
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 →