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Staunton River State Park is an IDA Dark Sky Park!

Oct 23rd, 2015 | By | Category: Blog

Staunton River State Park has been issued Dark Sky Park status by the International Dark Sky Association! Many congratulations and thanks to Adam Layman, Park Manager and Jayme Hanzak, President of the Chapel Hill Astronomical and Observational Society. An excerpt from the press release announcing the designation follows: “(TUCSON, Ariz., and RICHMOND) – Staunton River […]



VAAS 2015

Oct 11th, 2015 | By | Category: Events

VAAS 2015 was a success (except it was rainy, so we enjoyed all of the indoor activities).  A short slideshow appears here.  Many thanks to the Charlottesville Astronomical Society, University of Virginia and the National Radio Astronomy Observatory Headquarters for supporting the event.