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

Contact Us!

Saturday, January 28, 2023
West Wing Catawba Science Center, Hickory NC
Join Us Today at BoBfest 2023




Friday, February 10, 2023
6:00pm until 10:00pm



The Lucile Miller Observatory Clear Sky Chart

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


Saturday, January 28, 2023
7:30pm until 10:00pm

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Saturday, January 28, 2023
8:30am until 4:30pm

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Friday, February 3, 2023
7:00pm until 10:00pm

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  • Tuesday, Feb 7, 2023 - Radio Show

    Listen to CVAC on Hal Row WHKY 1290 AM from 7:45am until 8:00am
  • Thursday, Feb 9, 2023 - CVAC Meeting at Catawba Science Center

    Catawba Valley Astronomy Club Meeting from 7:30pm until 9:00pm ALL CVAC members and potential members are urged to attend.
  • Friday, Feb 10, 2023 - Astronomy Event at Fonta Flora Whippoorwill Farm

    Astronomy and Beer at Fonta Flora from 6:00pm until 10:00pm
  • Tuesday, Mar 7, 2023 - Radio Show

    Listen to CVAC on Hal Row WHKY 1290 AM from 7:45am until 8:00am
  • Thursday, Mar 9, 2023 - CVAC Meeting at Miller Observatory

    Catawba Valley Astronomy Club Meeting from 7:30pm until 9:00pm ALL CVAC members and potential members are urged to attend.

Friday, Mar 17, 2023 - Public Observing at Lucile Miller Observatory Free public observing at Lucile Miller Observatory from 7:00pm until 10:00pm
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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.