Analemma Society Programs

  • Veil Nebula

    The Analemma Society was founded in 1998 to foster science through astronomy.  Star-Gazing at the moon, stars, and deep sky objects is a regular public event.

  • RATO

    Analemma Society uses the RATO observatory.  The Roll-Top Observatory complements this for public observing made available through Fairfax County Park Authority for astronomical observing events and educational classes.

  • Looking into the Sky

    Analemma Society in cooperation with Fairfax County Park Authority makes available the Remote Accessed Telescope Observatory (RATO) for astronomical imaging.  In the near future, students will be able to request astronomical images through this website.

  • M13 Globular Cluster

    Analemma Society has educational programs throughout the year to dexplain astronomical objects and their relevance to our lives.

  • Roll-Top Observatory

    Fairfax County Park Authority is constructing the new Roll-Top observatory and classrooms.  The facility will be ready by Summer 2016 for Analemma Society observing and educational programs.

  • Roll-Top Observatory

    The new Roll-Top observatory is open for Friday night public observing and for Fairfax County Park Authority courses and other events in the classroom.  The facility, dedicated in 2016 is open on clear Friday nights for observing assisted by Analemma Society volunteers.

  • Public Observing

    Analemma Society holds regular public star-gazing nights at Observatory Park, Turner Farm, Great Falls Virgnia through cooperation with the Fairfax County Park Authority.