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December 16, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

Reminder: No December Meeting!
In lieu of the December meeting, members gather for a private holiday party.

November 18, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

November 17, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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October 21, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

October 20, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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September 23, 2017 - CAAC Cosmic Camporee
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) - Camping, Evening & Solar Observing, Kid’s activities, Model Rockets, Hog Roast, and more!

September 16, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

September 15, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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August 26, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

August 21, 2017 - Total Solar Eclipse 2017
WARNING: Any person purporting to represent CAAC in the sale of solar film or any solar viewing product is doing so illegally.
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August 19, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

August 18, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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July 22, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

July 21, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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June 24, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

June 16, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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May 19, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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April 27-30, 2017 - Southern Star Astronomy Convention
Hosted annually by the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
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April 22, 2017 - Star Party at Catawba Lands Conservancy
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April 21, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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March 25, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

March 17, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 17, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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January 28, 2017 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

January 20, 2017 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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Reminder: No December Meeting!
In lieu of the December meeting, members gather for a private holiday party.

November 18, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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October 22, 2016 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson for our Bi-Annual Star Party Event.

October 21, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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October 1-2, 2016 - CAAC Cosmic Camporee
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) - Camping, Evening & Solar Observing, Kid’s activities, Model Rockets, Hog Roast, and more!

September 16, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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September 3, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

August 19, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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August 6, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

July 15, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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July 2, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

June 16, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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June 4, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

May 20, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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April 15, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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April 7-10, 2016 - 30th Anniversary Southern Star Astronomy Convention
Hosted annually by the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
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April 2, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

March 18, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 19, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 15, 2016 - CAAC Southern Star Registration Opens
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February 6, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

January 15, 2016 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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January 9, 2016 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

Reminder: No December Meeting!
In lieu of the December meeting, members gather for a private holiday party.

December 12, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

November 20, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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November 13, 2015 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson for our Bi-Annual Star Party Event.

November 7, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

October 16-18, 2015 - CAAC Cosmic Camporee
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) - Camping, Evening & Solar Observing, Kid’s activities, Model Rockets, Hog Roast, and more!

October 16, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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October 10, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

September 18, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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September 12, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

August 21, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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August 15, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

July 11, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

June 19, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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July 11, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

June 19, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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June 13, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

June 7, 2015 - Solar Observing Event with the Charlotte Civic Orchestra
Sharon United Methodist Church, 4411 Sharon Road, Charlotte, NC 28211
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May 16, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

May 15, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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April 18, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

April 17, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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April 9-12, 2015 - Southern Star Astronomy Convention
Hosted annually by the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
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March 27, 2015 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson for our Bi-Annual Star Party Event.

March 21, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

March 20, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 20, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 7, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

January 16, 2015 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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January 10, 2015 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

Reminder: No December Meeting!
In lieu of the December meeting, members gather for a private holiday party.

November 21, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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November 15, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

October 18, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

October 17, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
Click here for details.

October 3, 2014 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson for our Bi-Annual Star Party Event.

September 26-28, 2014 - CAAC Cosmic Camporee
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) - Camping, Evening & Solar Observing, Kid’s activities, Model Rockets, Hog Roast, and more!

September 19, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
Click here for details.

July 19, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

July 18, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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June 21, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

June 20, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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May 24, 2014 - Solar Observatory Dedication/Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

May 16, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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April 24-27, 2014 - Southern Star Astronomy Convention
Hosted annually by the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
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March 29, 2014 - CAAC Messier Marathon
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

March 22, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

March 21, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 22, 2014 - CAAC Field Trip
Appalachian State Dark Sky Observatory

February 21, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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February 1, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

January 17, 2014 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
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January 4, 2014 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

Reminder: No December Meeting!
In lieu of the December meeting, members gather for a private holiday party.

November 30, 2013 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

November 15, 2013 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
Click here for details.

November 2, 2013 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

October 25, 2013 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson for our Bi-Annual Star Party Event.

October 18, 2013 - CAAC Monthly Meeting
Myers Park Baptist Church, 1900 Queens Rd, Charlotte, NC 28207
Click here for details.

October 5, 2013 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

September 27-29, 2013 - CAAC Cosmic Camporee
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) - Camping, Evening & Solar Observing, Kid’s activities, Model Rockets, Hog Roast, and more!

September 7, 2013 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

August 31, 2013 - CAAC Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

July 27, 2013 - CAAC Star Party - WX CANCELED
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

July 6, 2013 - CAAC Monthly Star Party - WX CANCELED
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

April 20, 2013 - Discovery Place Astronomy Day
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April 17, 2013 - Discovery Place
Night sky observing atop Discovery Place parking deck.

April 12, 2013 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson for our Bi-Annual Star Party Event.

April 4-7, 2013 - Southern Star Astronomy Convention
Hosted annually by the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
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March 13, 17, & 23 2013 - Comet PanSTARRS Viewing
Hosted by the Museum Of York County, SC
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January 12, 2013 - CAAC Monthly Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

December 15, 2012 - CAAC Monthly Star Party
Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO)

Reminder: No December Meeting!
In lieu of the December meeting, members gather for a holiday party.

December 1, 2012 - CAAC Member Christmas Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club's Christmas Dinner held at the Clayton's. RSVP required.

October 5, 2012 - Fisher Farm Park Star Party
The Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club is pairing with the Davidson Lands Conservancy and the Town of Davidson to host the second annual get together.

September 7-9, 2012 - Cosmic Camporee
Camping & Observing at the Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO).

September 8, 2012 - CAAC Picnic
Hog roast, games/activities for kids, and solar viewing, followed by a star party at the Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO).

June 9, 2012 - Support Building Dedication
Phases I & II of the Gayle H Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) construction project are complete!

June 5, 2012 - Venus Transit
McAlpine Park Outreach Event.

April 26-29, 2012 - Southern Star Astronomy Convention
Hosted annually by the Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club
Click here for more details.

January 2012 - New meeting location
Myers Park Baptist Church
1900 Queens Rd
Charlotte, NC 28207
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GHRO, 2013

History of the CAAC, 2016