The Back Bay Amateur Astronomers were recently selected for the 2018 Astronomical League Webmaster Award. Thank you Astronomical League.
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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|
|OCTOBER 4: Monthly Meeting at Tidewater Community College, Virginia Beach *||OCTOBER 8: Draconids Meteor Shower|
|OCTOBER 4 - 7: East Coast Star Party, Coinjock, North Carolina * $||OCTOBER 9: New Moon|
|OCTOBER 5 - 12: Cornwatch at Cornland Park, Chesapeake (private)||OCTOBER 11: Conjunction of the Moon and Jupiter|
|OCTOBER 7: Night Sky Viewing, Fort Monroe *||OCTOBER 14: Conjunction of the Moon and Saturn
|OCTOBER 13: Skywatch at Northwest River Park, Chesapeake *||OCTOBER 17, 18: Conjunction of the Moon and Mars
|OCTOBER 13: Virginia Living Museum Star Party, Newport News $||OCTOBER 21, 22: Orionids Meteor Shower|
|OCTOBER 13: Science Play Day, TCC Joint Use Library, Building L, Virginia Beach *||OCTOBER 23: Uranus at Opposition|
|OCTOBER 15: Star Gazing, Harbor’s Edge, Norfolk *||OCTOBER 24: Full Moon|
|OCTOBER 15: PTA Family Night, STEM & M Night at Greenbrier Intermediate School, Chesapeake *|
|OCTOBER 18: Garden Stars, Norfolk Botanical Gardens *||
|OCTOBER 20: “Sun” Day Solar Observing at Elizabeth River Park, Chesapeake *||
|OCTOBER 20: Family Star Gazing Joint Expedition Base, Little Creek Library, 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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