Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
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To share our passion for amateur astronomy with the community through education and public outreach while providing the highest value astronomy club experience for our members. It is through this sharing process that we will work to build a greater appreciation of the dark night sky that will help protect its natural beauty from the encroachment of artificial lighting.
Membership Applications are available through the CAAC Treasurer at monthly meetings.
Awards and Recognition
Clubs and Certification Programs
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is actively working to engage the public in the joy of amateur astronomy by providing public outreach events in the Charlotte area. CAAC members have been to schools, civic associations, park areas, and libraries with their telescopes and with their enthusiasm for astronomy to provide opportunities for the public to see and to learn about the sky.
Outreach Program Topics
The Sun and Solar Observing
The Planets in our Solar System
The Moon -- Phases, Tides, and Exploration
Observatory Tour (viewing if weather permits)