See how we are handling observing and outreach during this pandemic


Lucile Miller Observatory is still closed to on site observing and visits.

Catawba Science Center is closed. Reopening to be determined

Lake James State Park is open with limits. Public Observing and Astronomy Programs at the park will resume later.

CVAC Members the club members only webpage address has changed. Check your email

First and third Friday Public Observing has returned via ZOOM Online!

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

Contact Us!

The Lucile Miller Observatory Clear Sky Chart

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

Useful Observing Resources

CVAC Members Web and Social Media Pages

Thursday, July 9, 2020
7:30 - 9:00 p.m. Tonight's Sky

Sunday, Jul 12
Last Quarter Moon

Monday, Jul 20
New Moon

Monday, Jul 27
First Quarter Moon

Monday, Aug 3
Full Moon

Tuesday, Aug 11
Last Quarter Moon

Wednesday, Aug 12
Perseid Meteor Shower Peaks around this date Face east after midnight Watch here for Updates

CVAC Meetings will be conducted via ZOOM until further notice