Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

 

Bringing knowledge of astronomy and enjoyment of the night sky to the Chippewa Valley of west-central Wisconsin

 

Hobbs Observatory will be closed Saturday August 15th, 2015.  There is no public program or public observing Saturday August 15th, 2015. 

 

Northwoods Starfest 2015 Registration

 

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About the society:

The Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society (CVAS) is an amateur astronomy organization in Wisconsin's Chippewa Valley.


The society members have a broad spectrum of astronomical interests from casual to serious visual observing, astro-photography, radio astronomy, and telescope building.


The society holds monthly business meetings, monthly club observing sessions, and performs public outreach at Hobbs Observatory and other locations.


The society hosts Northwoods Starfest,  a regional star party attended by amateur astronomers from Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Illinois and Michigan.

 

 

Membership Information

CVAS membership is open to anyone with an interest in astronomy. Yearly membership dues are $20 for individuals, $25 for families, and $10 for full time students. Membership runs from January 1st to December 31st each year.  Members receive email notices of all upcoming club events.


For an additional cost of $7.50, members may become a member of the Astronomical League (a national group of amateur astronomers). This membership the quarterly publication Reflector.

 

A membership form is available HERE

 

2015 CVAS Officers

Mike Brown - President

Emmett Kyle - Vice President

Heidi Conde - Secretary

Bill Childs - Treasurer


Mail Address:

Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

P. O. Box 765

Eau Claire,

WI  54702

 

Email:

cvastro.org@gmail.com

 

Facebook:

www.facebook.com/cvastro.org