Milky Way at GHRO

Welcome to

Charlotte Amateur Astronomers Club

An astronomy club located in Charlotte NC offering fun and educational meetings, observing at the club’s dark sky observatory, and outreach to the community.

Public Outreach

CAAC offers community observing sessions, school programs, scout programs, assistance for new astronomers, and educational meetings.


The club has many events including monthly programs, star parties, telescope training, and events supporting the community. Join us!
They are always fun and a great time.


The Gayle H. Riggsbee Observatory (GHRO) has many telescopes and is available for members to use in a dark sky location. Club members also have observatories.

Southern Star

Southern Star is coming soon!
May 2-5 at Wildacres Retreat, this regional astronomy convention is jam packed full of learning, fellowship, and fun! Registration is open now!

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