NEAF 2020

The Rockland Astronomy Club (RAC) has announced they are rescheduling the NEAF event and the NEAIC imaging conference to a date to be determined later this year. Instead they will be hosting “NEAF: The Virtual Experience” on April 4. They have also announced the new dates for the in person event for later this year.

NEAF: The Virtual Experience April 4

NEAF The Virtual Experience will be held one day only on April 4th from 10am – 8pm EST (7am – 5pm PST). 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.

As the premier astronomy products show in the US, the team here at Astronomy Technology Today feels that it is especially important to support the event this year. We will be supporting the event by alerting our readers with updates and more information on one day virtual event. We hope everyone in the amateur astronomy community will take the time to support the event by participating in the virtual experience.

NEAF Event Rescheduled for September 12th & 13th

NEAF has been rescheduled to be held on September 12th & 13th, 2020 at the long time host location – Rockland Community College, Suffern, NY.  NEAF will be held in the same format as previous shows with no changes.

NEAIC, which is devoted to all aspects of astronomical imaging,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. The event will still be for two-days and will host leaders and acknowledged experts in extra solar planets, variable star, minor planets, asteroids, comets, and supernova research with the intention of fostering pro-am collaborations.

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).

Listed here are companies that are scheduled to participate in this years events.

Adirondack Public Observatory
ADM Accessories
Amateur Astronomers Association
Amateur Astronomy Magazine
Amateur Astronomers Inc.
Antique Telescope Society
APM / Outdoor Sport Optics

Applied Surface Technologies
Astrel Instruments
Astro Hutech / Borg
Astronomers without Borders
Astronomical League
Astronomical Society of Harrisburg
Astronomy Magazine
Astronomy Now Magazine
Astronomy Shoppe
Astronomy Technology Today
Astronomy To Go
Astro-Physics, Inc.
Atik Cameras

BBC Sky at Night Magazine
Big Bang
Camera Concepts & Telescopes
Camera Concepts for Kids
Canon USA Inc.
Celestial Chart

C-Line Focusers
Classic Telescopes
Cloud Break Optics
Dark Sky New Mexico LLC
Dark Sky OnDemand
Daystar Filters LLC

Deep Sky Chile

Digital Optica
Discmounts Inc.
Explora-Dome (Poly Tank)
Explore Scientific LLC
Finger Lakes Instrumentation, LLC
Glatter Collimation by Starlight Instruments

Hershey’s Dark Sky Consortium

High Point Scientific

Hotech Corp

Hudson River Museum

Hyperion Astronomy

iNova Technologies

Innovations Foresight
International Occultation Timing (IOTA)
Jupiter Joe
InfiniTees Scientific Apparel
Innovations Foresight LLC
International Dark-Sky Association (IDSA)

Losmandy Astronomical Products
Lowell Observatory
Lunt Solar Systems LLC
Main Sequence Software
Maine Astronomy Retreat (MARS)

Matrix Machine Tool
Meade Instruments

Meet Star Gazers
Moonlite Telescope Accessories


Solar Star Party

New Jersey Astronomical Association

New Mexico Skies

Astronomy Enclave

New Moon Telescopes

NexDome Observatories

nPAE Precision

Astro Engineering

NY Skies


ObstechOptical Structures

Optec Inc

Oregon Observatory at Sunriver  (Sunriver Nature)

O’Telescope Corporation

Peter Scherff Meteorite Collection,

The Photonic Cleaning Technologies, LLC

Pegasus Astro

Planewave Instruments

Practical Astrophotography Magazine

Ramapo Challenger Center
Revolution Imager
Rockland Astronomy Club, Inc.
Seymour Solar
Shrouds by Heather
Sightron Japan In
Simulation Curriculum
Sky & Telescope Magazine
Sky Watcher
Software Bisque
Springer Publishing
Springfield Telescope Makers
Starlight Instruments, LLC
Starlight Xpress Ltd.
STC Optical Filter
Suffern Robotics
Summer Star Party
Takahashi America
Teeter’s Telescopes

Telescope Live
Telescope Support Systems
Tele Vue Optics
United Astronomy Clubs of New Jersey
Unitron Italia Instruments
University Dark Sky Astronomy Consortium
USS Abraham Lincoln
Vixen Optics
Wa-chur-ed Observatory
Westchester Amateur Astronomers
William Optics
Willmann-Bell, Inc.
Woodland Hills Telescopes
Yeier Optics
ZWO Co Ltd