Back Bay Amateur Astronomers club member George Reynolds was recently on the NPR show HearSay with Cathy Lewis with Justin Mason, the director of ODU's Pretlow Planetarium where they discussed the strangest phenomena in outer space.
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|
|DECEMBER 1: Skywatch at Northwest River Park, Chesapeake * - CANCELLED||DECEMBER 3: Conjunction of the Moon and Venus|
|DECEMBER 4: Polar Express Literacy Night at John F. Kennedy Middle School, Suffolk *||DECEMBER 5: Conjunction of the Moon and Mercury|
|DECEMBER 6: Monthly Meeting at TCC, Virginia Beach Campus *||DECEMBER 6: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter|
|DECEMBER 7 - 14: Cornwatch at Cornland Park, Chesapeake (private)||DECEMBER 7: New Moon|
|DECEMBER 8: Virginia Living Museum Star Party, Newport News $||DECEMBER 13, 14: Geminids Meteor Shower|
|DECEMBER 8: Saturday "Sun" Day Solar Observing at Elizabeth River Park, Chesapeake * - CANCELLED||DECEMBER 14: Conjunction of the Moon and Mars|
|DECEMBER 8: Nightwatch at Chippokes State Park (private)||DECEMBER 15: Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation|
|DECEMBER 11: Moon Night, Blackwater Regional Library, Carrollton *||DECEMBER 21: Conjunction of Jupiter and Mercury|
|DECEMBER 14: Winter Night Sky, Muse Writers Center, Norfolk *||DECEMBER 21: December Solstice|
|DECEMBER 15: Annual BBAA Anniversary Luncheon, Stripers Waterside Norfolk *||DECEMBER 21, 22: Ursids Meteor Shower|
|DECEMBER 22: Full Moon
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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