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THE WORLD'S LARGEST AND MOST EXCITING ASTRONOMY & SPACE EXPO

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2020

"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.”

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LATEST NEAF NEWS

NEAF is proud to announce the addition of THOMAS ZURBUCHEN, NASA Associate Administrator.  In addition to highlighting NASA's next important steps in returning astronaut launches to U.S. soil for the first time since the Space Shuttle, Dr. Zurbuchen will discuss the "Artemis Project - Humanity's Return to the Moon".

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

JERRY ROSS - NASA Veteran Astronaut, space flight shared record holder

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-

JPL MARS 2020 MISSION

INTERNATIONAL SPACE STATION 20TH ANNIVERSARY

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Online ticket sales are now open!  Visit the ticket page to purchase now. 

Vendor registration for NEAF 2020 is now 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.

FEATURING

THOMAS ZURBUCHEN

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

HOSTED BY

Joe Rao
Vince Coulehan
JERRY ROSS

JERRY ROSS

TOM MULDER

TOM MULDER

ALEX YOUNG

ALEX YOUNG

SAMUEL D HALE

SAMUEL D HALE

ED GUINAN

ED GUINAN

DIANNA COLMAN

DIANNA COLMAN

JANI RADEBAUGH

JANI RADEBAUGH

Joe Rao

Joe Rao

VIN COULEHAN

VIN COULEHAN

ALEX YOUNG NASA Heliophysics Center
Dianna Colman Saving Yerkes

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Rockland Community College, the location of the annual Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF) announced new restrictions today limiting public campus gatherings to no more than 50 people until further notice.

Because of this development, the 2020 Northeast Astronomy Forum will be held virtually online instead of at Rockland Community College where it has been traditionally held for 29 years. NEAF The Virtual Experience will be held one day only on April 4th, attendees to this historic virtual online event will experience product demonstrations, door prizes, and amazing speakers that have made the Northeast Astronomy Forum legendary.  Additionally, the Rockland Astronomy Club will reschedule NEAF at Rockland Community College later this year  and NEAIC at the Crowne Plaza in conjunction with NEAF.

The RAC Team

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Featuring product demonstrations, fantastic vendor discounts, door prizes, and amazing speakers that have made the Northeast Astronomy Forum legendary.

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Announcement
It is with great pleasure that we are able to announce the rescheduled dates for NEAF & NEAIC 2020.
NEAF 2020 COMING 
SEPTEMBER 
12th & 13th 2020

NEAIC 2020 COMING

SEPTEMBER

14th & 15th 2020

NEAF will be held Sept 12th & 13th, 2020 at RCC, Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY.  NEAF will be held in the same format as previous shows with no changes.
NEAIC will be held on Sept 14th & 15th at the Crowne Plaza. Note: for this reschedule event only, NEAIC will follow NEAF as opposed to preceding it.  This is due to scheduling difficulties with the hotel where NEAIC is held. 

All booth reservations (and patron tickets) will be honored for the September 12 & 13 2020 NEAF and September 14 & 15 NEAIC. If you are unable to attend the Sept shows, your reservations (and tickets) will be honored for the April 2021 NEAF & NEAIC (date TBA). Please let us know in advance. 

We would like to thank RCC for their extensive schedule adjustments to accommodate NEAF this September. 

NEAF The Virtual Experience
Please see above for the latest information about NEAF The Virtual Experience. This special one day only live stream event will be held on April 4th and will feature product demonstrations, fantastic vendor discounts, door prizes, and amazing speakers that have made the Northeast Astronomy Forum legendary. 
   
Stay safe and healthy,
The RAC Team

NEAF The Virtural Experence is dedicated to the memory of Audrey Salvatore

OFFICIAL STATEMENT

Due to the Coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic, Rockland Community College, the location of the annual Northeast Astronomy Forum (NEAF) announced new restrictions today limiting public campus gatherings to no more than 50 people until further notice.

Because of this development, the 2020 Northeast Astronomy Forum will be held virtually online instead of at Rockland Community College where it has been traditionally held for 29 years. NEAF The Virtual Experience will be held one day only on April 4th, attendees to this historic virtual online event will experience product demonstrations, door prizes, and amazing speakers that have made the Northeast Astronomy Forum legendary.  Additionally, the Rockland Astronomy Club will reschedule NEAF at Rockland Community College later this year  and NEAIC at the Crowne Plaza in conjunction with NEAF.

The RAC Team

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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.

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