Group Night at McCormick Observatory

McCormick Observatory 600 McCormick Road, Charlottesville

CAS will host this private event for an astronomy presentation in the classroom and then the group will observe the night sky with 26" McCormick telescope. The group this evening will be 40 families associated with UVA Children's Hospital during this May Mental Health Month.


Night Skies at Big Meadows, Shenandoah National Park

Big Meadows Skyline Dr Mile 51, Shenandoah National Park, VA 22835, Shenandoah National Park

National Parks are becoming a refuge for people from city light pollution. Guests will be instructed in constellation identification, astronomical objects locations and how to use binoculars for astronomy. Full Highlights tonight will be the Beehive Cluster (M44), the Great Orion Globular Cluster (M13) and the Ring Nebula (M57). Free...