|The next meeting of the Richmond Astronomical Society will be on Tuesday, May 13, 7:30 PM at the Science Museum of Virginia. Please join us for the meeting and, if you can, for dinner at Arby’s across the street from the Museum about 6:00 PM.
Randy Tatum captured this really cool picture of a 22 degree arc around the sun on Friday. More information about the formation of these arcs can be found here.
A review of the latest Staunton River Star Party appears in our blog at this link. The weather was uncooperative this time, but the park staff and CHAOS did a great job!
A supernova has appeared in the Messier 82 galaxy – visible in moderate size telescopes and a well-placed imaging target. More information here.
You can actually watch ISON go around the sun via the Solar Dynamics Observatory.
Incredible time lapse video of two comets passing earth
A new blog entry has been posted about the recent Staunton River Star Party. It was a great party! Tell your astronomer friends. The blog post is at this link.
This is one of the most amazing astronomy photos I’ve ever seen.