Cache Valley Astronomical Society
Welcome to CVAS
Welcome to the Cache Valley Astronomical Society. We are a group of amateur astonomers providing monthly meetings and star parties
to promote our love of astronomy to Cache Valley and Northern Utah. The largest city in Cache Valley is Logan, Utah. Home of Utah
State University. We are family friendly and love to share our passion for astronomy through public outreach and education programs.
This webpage is designed to provide information about the club's events and activities. We describe our meeting times and location
as well as our star parties, dates and locations. We encouage anyone interested in astronomy to join us.
We meet monthly
Jan to April and September to December in the Science Engineering Research building room 244 on the USU campus. The other months we
plan star parties at Beaver Ski resort or Mt Logan Park in Logan. These events are open to the public. See this link to the USU campus
map. Building 68B. We have twenty active members in our club. We invite anyone interersted to join CVAS.
As a club many
of our members are willing to provide astronomy education class for any group in the Cache Valley Area. We encourage anyone to join
the CVAS. You can be a novice or advanced. We believe you have something to offer the club and community. All of our lectures and
public star parties are open to anyone.
CVAS membership has many benefits. You can borrow our loaner 10 inch Newtonian
club telescope. We also have a book lending library for club members. You do not need to be a club member to attend our
monthly meetings or star and sun parties.
UPCOMING EVENTS Become
a CVAS member
Date: November 21 (Friday)
Time: 7:30 pm
Place: USU Science and Engineering Bldg, Room 244
Lecture: "Buying your first telescope".
With Christmas coming soon, you might be planning on buying your first telescope. We will discuss the
what to look for and what to avoid and other related topics of owning a first telescope. Should you buy a telescope or
much should you spend, Value vs junk what to look for what to avoid, refractor, reflector, Cassegrain or Dobsonian;
telescope or not; tips for enjoying your telescope.
Public is welcome