Your CVAC Officers for 2020:

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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Friday, April 16, 2021



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EarthSky.org Tonight's Sky

Sunday, Apr 18
Look for the Lyrid Meteors before dawn. Face east, find the star Vega. Watch for the next several mornings.

Monday, Apr 19
Look for the Lyrid Meteors before dawn. Face east, find the star Vega. Watch for the next several mornings.

Tuesday, Apr 20
First Quarter Moon

Tuesday, Apr 20
Look for the Lyrid Meteors before dawn. Face east, find the star Vega. Watch for the next several mornings.

Wednesday, Apr 21
Look for the Lyrid Meteors before dawn. Face east, find the star Vega. Watch for the next several mornings.

Thursday, Apr 22
Look for the Lyrid Meteors one more time before dawn. Face east and look up.

CVAC Meetings will be conducted via ZOOM until further notice

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.

All Annual Events (except BoBfest) are Tentative at this time! We'll be back soon!



Earth Day at CSC 4th Saturday in April 10a.m. to 2 p.m. WEATHER PERMITTING!

Astronomy Day at Barnes and Noble each April or May from 3 to 11 p.m.

Catawba Riverfest at Lake James State Park Paddys Creek Area on the Second Saturday each September, 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. FREE

Join CVAC at National Night Out in Conover Park on the First Tuesday each October from 5 to 8 p.m. FREE";