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NAME

Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society

ADDRESS

Chippewa Valley Astronomical Society
PO Box 1713
Eau Claire, WI 54702

CONTACT

Mike Brown

EMAIL

contact@cvastro.org

URL

http://www.cvastro.org

NUMBER OF MEMBERS

40

CLUB DESCRIPTION

Club Description: 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, club observing nights, and performs public outreach at Hobbs Observatory located at Beaver Creek Reserve, Phoenix Park in downtown Eau Claire, and other locations.

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

CVAS is a 501(c)3 organization.

Tags

USA Wisconsin