BREAKING NEWS

The NEW official business address for CVAC is:
The Catawba Valley Astronomy Club
611 High Shoals Rd.
Lincolnton, NC 28092
DO NOT SEND DUES OR MEMBERSHIPS TO THIS ADDRESS



BoBfest 2022 IS BACK!! JOIN US SATURDAY, MARCH 19

http://bobfest.catawbasky.org











Your CVAC Officers for 2021:

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, March 19, 2022
West Wing Catawba Science Center, Hickory NC
Only 62 Days Until BoBfest 2022

The Lucile Miller Observatory Clear Sky Chart

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


Friday, January 21, 2022
7:00pm until 10:00pm

Masks required in the classroom and recommend for everyone

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





Friday, Mar 18, 2022 - Public Observing at Lucile Miller Observatory Free public observing at Lucile Miller Observatory from 7:00pm until 10:00pm Masks required in the classroom and recommend for everyone
Click Here For Driving Directions and Information About This Event at Miller Observatory

Useful Observing Resources




CVAC Members Web and Social Media Pages

EarthSky.org Tonight's Sky

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";