First Friday Solar Observing at Ivy Creek Natural Area

Ivy Creek Natural Area 1780 Earlysville Road, Charlottesville

Steve Layman, President of the Charlottesville Astronomical Society, will host a Solar Observing Session at Ivy Creek Natural Area on every other First Friday of the month.  From 12 Noon to 12:30 pm, Steve will make a astronomical presentation in the Education Center and then will provide solar observing using ...


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...