Upcoming Events

Skywatch at the Science Museum 4/3Skywatch at the Science Museum of Virginia – starts at dusk (CANCELLED)
Next local public event 4/3 Chesterfield County parks event, sign up online to register (CANCELLED)
RAS monthly meeting 4/14 Our monthly meeting will be held online at 7:30 PM. The link to the meeting will be provided here and in our e-mail update.

You can find a full list of venues on the Venue Page

Searching for Information About the Sky?

Telescope Buying Guide

Do you want to buy a telescope, but don’t know where to start? You might consider using a binocular first, to become acquainted with the night sky. You can see…

Schedule a Skywatch

Are you a teacher? Scout Leader? We offer skywatch sessions, free of charge, for any educational purpose. We will bring telescopes to your site. Just send an email to education@richastro.org

What’s in the Sky Tonight?

Venus is prominent in the West after dark. That bright object high in the sky is Venus. Once it gets dark, look South, and you should be able to see…

Future and Past RAS Events