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!

Science Demonstrations


We will have science demonstrations on the third Saturday of each month from 7:00 to 9:00 p.m. at the Observatory.

Star Party Lectures


*** Lecture Times ***

Lectures start at 6:30 PM
Observatory doors open 30 minutes before lectures begin.