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Upcoming Events

RAS monthly meeting2/14Our monthly meeting will be held at the Science Museum of Virginia (in the Thalhimer Theater) and online The meeting starts at 7:30 PM. We will open the video conference at 7:00 PM at this link 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.
SMV Skywatch2/3Held on the front lawn of the Science Museum, 2500 W Broad, Richmond. Start time is around 5:30 for Feb.

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

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What’s in the Sky Tonight?

Facing South, look high, and you’ll see a bright yellowish object-that’s the plantet Jupiter. Left of Jupiter (looking East), you’ll see another bright object-the planet Mars. And below Mars, you’ll see the bright…

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 crowd….

Future and Past RAS Events