The Piedmont Amateur Astronomers was formed June 28, 1988 by local amateur astronomers in order to meet and share their interest of the night sky. The club meets on the first Thursday of the month from 7:30-9:00pm at the Iredell County Rescue Squad Building on Highway 115 in Statesville NC. Anyone is invited to join us. Club membership is open to any individuals with an interest in the night sky. The club serves Statesville and surrounding counties. Please make plans to join us at one of our future events. Thank You!
See You There!
The Piedmont Amateur Astronomers monthly meeting on Thursday, March 6th has been canceled due to weather.
The Piedmont Amateur Astronomers monthly meeting will take place on Thursday, March 13th from 7:30-9:00pm at the Iredell County Rescue Squad Building on Hwy 115 in Statesville NC. The enterance to the meeting room is on the left side of the building across from the Church.
The piedmont Amateur Astronomers will be holding a public stargaze at Rocky Face Recreation Area in Hiddenite NC. The name of this stargaze is ISAN7 (International Sidewalk Astronomy Night) and will be held in honor of John Dobson, the inventor of the Dobsonian Telescope Mount who passed away in January 2014. The stargaze will take place from 7:30 - 10:00pm. This event is weather dependent so check this site often for updates or call Rocky Face Recreation Area at 828-632-1093 for updated information. For directions, visit the park website at www.rockyfacepark.com or check the event calendar here on the Night Sky Network. See you there if the sky is clear!
Keep checking here for event updates!