The Back Bay Amateur Astronomers were recently selected for the 2018 Astronomical League Webmaster Award. Thank you Astronomical League.
Our club is helping assist with this project. You do NOT have to be a member of our club to participate. If you are interested in contributing please see our Jupiter Asteroid Impact Detection Project page.
What's Happening This Month
All events marked with * below are free, kid friendly, and open to the public. Events marked with a $ have a small fee required by the event organizer.
|In the BBAA||In the Sky|
|SEPTEMBER 1: Skywatch at Northwest River Park, Chesapeake * - CANCELLED||SEPTEMBER 7: Neptune at Opposition|
|SEPTEMBER 6: Monthly Meeting at Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach *||SEPTEMBER 9: New Moon|
|SEPTEMBER 6: Mars Presentation at Coastal Virginia Church, Virginia Beach *||SEPTEMBER 13: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter|
|SEPTEMBER 7: Blue Moon Full Moon-A-Palooza, Hunt Club Farm, Virginia Beach $ - CANCELLED||SEPTEMBER 17: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn|
|SEPTEMBER 7 & 14: Cornwatch at Cornland Park, Chesapeake (private) - CANCELLED||SEPTEMBER 19: Conjunction of the Moon and Mars|
|SEPTEMBER 8: Virginia Living Museum Star Party, Newport News $||SEPTEMBER 22: September Equinox|
|SEPTEMBER 8: Nightwatch at Chippokes State Park (private)||SEPTEMBER 25: Full Moon|
|SEPTEMBER 15: Saturday "Sun" Day Solar Observing at Elizabeth River Park, Chesapeake * - CANCELLED|
|SEPTEMBER 15: Movie Night at Mount Trashmore, Virginia Beach * - CANCELLED|
|SEPTEMBER 20: Garden Stars, Norfolk Botanical Gardens *||
|SEPTEMBER 25: Boardwalk Astronomy # 5, 2401 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach *||
To see event details on the Night Sky Network head over to our club's Calendar page and click on the event you want more details about.
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