Welcome to WNAS Astronomy!

The Western Nevada Astronomical Society (WNAS) is an amateur astronomer group located in Carson City, Nevada. WNAS is the operating group of the Jack C. Davis Observatory, an open to the public observatory which holds weekly star parties.

Come See the Stars

The Jack C. Davis Observatory is open every Saturday night (weather permitting), with lectures on the cosmos, open telescopes, and tours of the facilities. There is no fee to participate in these events. Come and enjoy the cosmos with us!

Upcoming Star Party Lectures


*** Lecture Times ***

Observatory doors open 30 minutes before lectures begin.
Lectures begin at 7:30 PM.

Saturday, September 6:
Open House and Telescope Clinic. There will be no lecture. Doors open at Sunset.

Saturday, September 13:
Slide-show lecture "Tesla, the Mad Scientist" by Mike Thomas

Saturday, September 20:
Open House and Telescope Clinic. There will be no lecture. Doors open at Sunset.

Saturday, September 27:
Slide-show lecture "Dinosaurs" by Mike Thomas