SCHEDULE NOTE: SMAS meetings, observing sessions, public and private star parties may be affected by COVID-19 related closures and directives.

Member/Business Meeting:

Saturday, December 10, 2022 - Location - TBD
Meeting - 7:00 PM
Directions available via e-mail, upon request.

SMAS Observing Sessions at the Nanjemoy Creek Environmental Education Center (NCEEC)
and the Nanjemoy Creek Observatory (NCO):


In November:
November 19, 2022
November 26, 2022

In December:
December 17, 2022
December 24, 2022

PLEASE NOTE:

*Observing Sessions are for SMAS members, special guests and prospective new members ONLY!

*SMAS schedules Free Public Star Parties at various locations throughout the year. See the calendar for details.

*To schedule a Free Private Star Party, contact the SMAS Program Coordinator.

*NCEEC is a gated facility, and NCO is operated by SMAS volunteers.

*For SMAS Observing Sessions, ALL NON-MEMBERS MUST arrange to meet a SMAS member on site, to be sure that they will have access.

*The scheduling of a SMAS Observing Session DOES NOT guarantee attendance by members, regardless of the weather.

*NCEEC is a facility of the Charles County School District, therefore it is a Smoke Free, Alcohol Free, Drug Free Zone.

Public Star Parties at NCEEC/NCO:

PLEASE NOTE: NCEEC is a facility of the Charles County School District, therefore it is a Smoke Free, Alcohol Free, Drug Free Zone.

PLEASE NOTE: Public Star Parties at NCEEC/NCO may be postponed or cancelled, due to inclement weather.

None Scheduled At This Time

Public Star Parties at Other Locations:

PLEASE NOTE: Public Star Parties at Other Locations may be postponed or cancelled, due to inclement weather.

None Scheduled At This Time

Public Speaking Engagements and Astronomy Activities:

None Scheduled At This Time

Private Star Parties at NCEEC/NCO or Other Locations:

PLEASE NOTE: NCEEC is a facility of the Charles County School District, therefore it is a Smoke Free, Alcohol Free, Drug Free Zone.

PLEASE NOTE: SMAS is available to help Cub, Boy and Girl Scouts earn select Astronomy Badge Requirements. Contact the SMAS Program Coordinator for more information.

Saturday, December 3, 2022 - Private Star Party - Newburg - Observing Start Time - 7:00 PM - Weather Permitting Only - No Rain Date

Thursday, December 15, 2022 - Private Star Party - Waldorf - Observing Start Time - To Be Determined - Weather Permitting Only - No Rain Date

Private Speaking Engagements and Astronomy Activities:

None Scheduled At This Time

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Last Updated: 11/18/22