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Skywatch at Northwest River Park
Date: November 19, 2022
Time: 5:00 PM
Location: Northwest River Park Map it
1733 Indian Creek Road
Chesapeake, VA

Sunset- 11 pm: January 22, February 19, March 5, and December 17.

Sunset - Midnight:  April 23, May 21, June 18, July 23, August 20, September 17, October 15, and November 19.

 

Join Back Bay Amateur Astronomers as they bring their scopes and expertise to bear on the galaxy. You're invited to join the club at their monthly SkyWatch at Northwest River Park's Equestrian Area and learn more about the night sky. Club members will be on hand to show you planets, stars, galaxies and more depending on the time of year. For those who would like some help with new telescopes, club members hold an afternoon "Telescope 101" pre-event beginning about 60 minutes before sunset (please contact the club to set up). Please do not shine flashlights or headlights in the Equestrian area. Red flashlights are fine as they don't damage our night vision. **Weather permitting but please call 757-421-7151 to verify.**   

For the most current BBAA calendar | About BBAA: www.backbayastro.org 

NOTE: After passing through the first gate, please park outside the large gateposts and then walk over to the telescopes. Please do not drive all the way down to the telescope area. There are signs showing where to park.

CLICK HERE for a Google map of the observation area and where to park

Free and open to the public

Weather Permitting*

Call 757-382-1359