2 HUGE DAYS \\ ROCKLAND COMMUNITY COLLEGE \\ NEW YORK
THE WORLD'S LARGEST AND MOST EXCITING ASTRONOMY & SPACE EXPO
10th & 11th
"A spectacular event! Nowhere else can you find such an exciting array of programs brought together in one place, at one time."
“There is no other venue where you can see the very latest in astronomy equipment by all of the major manufacturers.”
LATEST NEAF NEWS
NEAF is also excited to announce the addition of Dr. Ed Guinan, Professor of Astrophysics and Planetary Sciences at Villanova University. Dr. Guinan is the lead author of the groundbreaking paper on the Dimming of BETELGEUSE.
ADDITIONAL TALKS BY
ALEX YOUNG - NASA Heliophysics Center, the Parker Solar Probe
TOM MULDER - Boeing Starliner, latest project updates
SAMUEL D HALE - Exec Director Mt Wilson Observatory and Grandson of George Ellery Hale
DIANNA COLMAN - President of Yerkes Future Foundation, Saving Yerkes
JANI RADEBAUGH - Dragonfly: Aircraft Explorer for Saturn's Moon Titan
WITH ADDITIONAL TALKS ON-
INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION 20TH ANNIVERSARY
Online ticket sales are now open! Visit the ticket page to purchase now.
Vendor registration for NEAF 2020 remains open!
NEAF 2020 celebrates the 20th anniversary of the International Space Station. Join us at this years show for lots of amazing guests and fantastic surprises.
Keep up with the latest news and pictures on our Facebook & Twitter sites.
NASA Associate Administrator
"Artemis- Humanity's Return to the Moon"
2020 CONFIRMED SPEAKERS
Tom Mulder Boeing Starliner
Jerry Ross NASA Astronaut
Samuel Hale Grs George Ellery Hale
Ed Guinan Dimming of Betelgeuse
Jani Radebaugh Project Dragonfly
Check back often as we continue to confirm our amazing line-up of guests for NEAF 2020
SAMUEL D HALE
ALEX YOUNG NASA Heliophysics Center
Dianna Colman Saving Yerkes
It is with great sadness that we must announce the cancellation of the rescheduled NEAF 2020 which was to be held September 12 &13 as well as rescheduled NEAIC which was to be held Sept 14th & 15th . Continued prohibitions and mandates by the CDC, the State of NY, the governor and RCC college management, have dictated that an event of this magnitude cannot be held because of the ongoing Covid 19 concerns.
However, RAC and NEAF are hard at work making plans and preparations for NEAF 2021 to be held on April 10th & 11th at RCC and NEAIC to be held at Crowne Plaza Hotel on April 8th & 9th. NEAF 2021 is planned to be a most extraordinary event with over 100 vendors, incredible speakers, workshops and amazing surprises. We guarantee that this will be the most incredible NEAF yet!
All 2020 purchases and registrations will automatically be credited to the 2021 NEAF and NEAIC.
We wish that everyone in our extended community remains safe and healthy and we look forward to seeing all of our friends in 2021.
NEAF 2020 CANCELLATION
2019 Vendors & Manufacturers
Applied Surface Technologies
Astro Hutech / Borg
Astronomers without Borders
Astronomical Society of Harrisburg
Astronomy Now Magazine
Astronomy Technology Today
Astronomy To Go
Matrix Machine Tool
Meet Star Gazers
Moonlite Telescope Accessories
Ramapo Challenger Center
Rockland Astronomy Club, Inc.
Shrouds by Heather
Sightron Japan In
Sky & Telescope Magazine
Springfield Telescope Makers
Starlight Instruments, LLC
Starlight Xpress Ltd.
STC Optical Filter
Summer Star Party
Telescope Support Systems
Tele Vue Optics
United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey
Unitron Italia Instruments
University Dark Sky Astronomy Consortium
USS Abraham Lincoln
Westchester Amateur Astronomers
Woodland Hills Telescopes
ZWO Co Ltd
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NEAF is the world’s prëeminent symposium for award winning talks, workshops, classes, and conferences. NEAF is an annual gathering of more than 4,000 professionals, amateurs, and space and astronomy enthusiasts, all coming together to share interests and passions.
NEAF brings over 120 vendors and exhibiters from around the world, representing every major manufacturer and dealer in the business, which also makes it one of the largest trade shows and collaborative venues of its kind in the world, not to mention an enthusiast’s shopping paradise.
NEAF is a true ‘Forum’ of events for anyone who has gazed upward to the night sky and found a curiosity to understand the cosmos that lies beyond our own thin atmosphere. Each year NEAF searches the globe to present an all star line up of amazing guests that are making history today. Nowhere else can you find such an exciting array of programs brought together in one place and at one time.
Quite simply- If space and astronomy interest you, then you don’t want to miss NEAF.
NEAF is a 501(c)3 educational non-profit event produced by the Rockland Astronomy Club, Inc.