Tickets are now available for the drawing benefiting the Georgie June Scholarship Fund. Please see the scholarship section on our "About" page for more details.
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|
|AUGUST 4: BBAA Summer Picnic/Club Meeting, Red Wing Park, Virginia Beach *||AUGUST 11: New Moon|
|AUGUST 4: Skywatch at Northwest River Park, Chesapeake *||AUGUST 12, 13: Perseids Meteor Shower|
|AUGUST 10 & 17: Cornwatch at Cornland Park, Chesapeake (private)||AUGUST 14: Conjunction of the Moon and Venus|
|AUGUST 11: Nightwatch at Chippokes State Park (private)||AUGUST 16, 17: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter|
|AUGUST 11: Virginia Living Museum Star Party, Newport News $||AUGUST 17: Venus at Greatest Eastern Elongation|
|AUGUST 16: Garden Stars, Norfolk Botanical Gardens *||AUGUST 20: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn|
|AUGUST 18: “Sun” Day Solar Observing at Elizabeth River Park, Chesapeake *||AUGUST 22, 23: Conjunction of the Moon and Mars|
|AUGUST 18: Movie Night at Mount Trashmore, Virginia Beach *||AUGUST 26: Full Moon|
|AUGUST 21: Boardwalk Astronomy # 4, 2401 Atlantic Ave, Virginia Beach *||AUGUST 26: Mercury at Greatest Western Elongation|
|AUGUST 25: Cub Scout Field Day, Deep Creek Park, Chesapeake *||
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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