Public Outreach

Ivy Creek logoCome join the members of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society on Friday, November 7, 2014 from 7:00 to 9:00 pm at the Ivy Creek Natural Area.

At 7:00 pm there will a be Lecture titled Telescope 101 in the Education Building. Then between 8:00 and 9:00, there will be a variety of telescopes set up by the Barn at Ivy Creek Natural Area for observing celestial objects.

Directions to Ivy Creek Natural Area.

Covenant School LogoThe Charlottesville Astronomical Society will host a evening at McCormick Observatory for the Covenant School.   They will experience an astronomy presentation and then be shown around the night sky with the 26″ McCormick Telescope.  We are expecting about 25 children (9 to 10 year olds) and about 20 adults.  The event will be from 7:00 to 9:00 pm.