BoBfest - The Regional Gathering of Amateur Astronomers
Saturday, January 28, 2023
West Wing Catawba Science Center, Hickory NC
Only 113 Days Until BoBfest 2023

Changes at BoBfest 2023

Friday evening before BoBfest, the Lucile Miller Observatory will be open from 8 to 10 p.m. for FREE Public Observing. Note the later starting time.

There will be two keynote talks in the main room in the morning.

There are three afternoon Table Top Talks at 1pm and three different talks at 2pm We are considering changes to the length of the Table Top Talks.

Frank Westmoreland MAY return with his great astronomical simulations in Room 9

There are activities for families, planetarium shows, and solar observing planned.

We expect to have food trucks again for lunch 11:30 to 1

Door Prizes are just now being solicited.Check out the Door Prize Page

We have decided not to make new T-Shirts for BoBfest 2023. Black and Gray T-shirts from previous years will be available for sale

We are prepared to take BoBfest 2023 completely virtual again if necessary.