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Upcoming Events

RAS monthly meeting3/8Our monthly meeting will be held at the Science Museum of Virginia (in the Thalhimer Theater) and online Tuesday, June 14, at 7:30 PM at this link. We will open the video conference at 7:00 PM for people to chat if they like and keep it open after the meeting. Please join us if you can – everyone is welcome in-person or online.

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

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What’s in the Sky Tonight?

That really bright star in the South is Sirius. To its right, more to the West, you’ll see the three belt stars of Orion. From there, you should be able…

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’ll bring one or more telescopes, depending on the size of the crowed….

Future and Past RAS Events