Your CVAC Officers for 2022:

President - David Brehm
Vice-president - Brian Hissom
Secretary - Gary Addington
Treasurer - Jeff Whisenant
Programs -
Communications - Jeff Whisenant
Science -
Observing -
NASA Night Sky - John O'Neal
Facebook - David Henry

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The Lucile Miller Observatory Clear Sky Chart

LMO Clear Sky Chart - All N.C. Clear Sky Charts


Friday, July 1, 2022
9:00pm until 11:00pm

Click Here For Driving Directions and Information About This Event at Miller Observatory

Tuesday, July 5, 2022
7:45am until 8:00am




  • Tuesday, Jul 12, 2022 - Event at Catawba Science Center

    James Webb premier first images at 5:30pm With NASA And CVAC panel discussion. This FREE EVENT is made possible by the Hickory Public Library. Space is limited.Email info@catawbascience.org or call 828-322-8169 to reserve your spot!
    Click Here For Driving Directions and Information About This Event
  • Thursday, Jul 14, 2022 - CVAC Meeting at Catawba Science Center

    Catawba Valley Astronomy Club Meeting, everyone welcome. from 7:30pm until 9:00pm
  • Saturday, Jul 16, 2022 - Local Astronomy Event

    TENTATIVE - Solar and Evening Gaze at Fonta Flora Brewery on NC126 beyond LJSP Paddys Creek Details to Come
  • Saturday, Jul 30, 2022 - Group Scheduled at Lucile Miller Observatory

    Private Group at LMO from 6:00pm until 10:00am
  • Tuesday, Aug 2, 2022 - Radio Show

    Listen to CVAC on First Talk With Hal Row on WHKY AM 1290 from 7:45am until 8:00am
  • Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 - Group Scheduled at Lucile Miller Observatory

    Rain date. Private Group at LMO from 6:00pm until 10:00am
  • Saturday, Aug 6, 2022 - Group Scheduled at Lucile Miller Observatory

    Rain date. Private Group at LMO from 6:00pm until 10:00am
  • Monday, Aug 8, 2022 - Offsite Group Presentation

    TENTATIVE- STEM Event at Northbrook Elementary
  • Tuesday, Aug 9, 2022 - Offsite Group Presentation

    TENTATIVE- STEM Event at Northbrook Elementary
  • Wednesday, Aug 10, 2022 - Offsite Group Presentation

    TENTATIVE- STEM Event at Northbrook Elementary
  • Thursday, Aug 11, 2022 - CVAC Meeting at Catawba Science Center

    Catawba Valley Astronomy Club Meeting, everyone welcome. from 7:30pm until 9:00pm

Friday, Aug 12, 2022 - Offsite Group Presentation TENTATIVE- STEM Event at Northbrook Elementary

All Seasonal Events are Tentative at this time!

Observing at Lake James State Park Paddys Creek Area. Events are scheduled usually in the warmer months. Events are free. Please visit the Lake James State Park Website to register.

Observing at Fonta Flora Brewery Whippoorwill Farms on NC 126 above Paddys Creek. Enjoy the great night sky with your entire family! Good beverages and food available.



Astronomy Day at Barnes and Noble each April or May from 12 to 9 p.m.