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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The Lucile Miller Observatory Clear Sky Chart

LMO Clear Sky Chart - All N.C. Clear Sky Charts
Thursday, March 11, 2021
7:30 - 9:00 p.m.


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EarthSky.org Tonight's Sky

Saturday, Mar 13
New Moon

Sunday, Mar 14
Daylight Saving Time Begins Sunday at 2:00 a.m. Set your clocks AHEAD one hour

Wednesday, Mar 17
Days and Nights Are Equal Length Today at 7:33 a.m. and p.m.

Saturday, Mar 20
Spring Begins Today at 5:37 a.m.

Sunday, Mar 21
First Quarter Moon

Sunday, Mar 28
Full Moon

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";