The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.
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January 2nd presentation:
After thoroughly entertaining our astronomy club at the December meeting with a mixed media slide show of his trip to Chile and the Cerro Tololo Inter-American Observatory, fellow SWFAS member Joe Dermody returns to speak with us at the January 2, 2020 meeting. Joe will speak with us about his recent trip to California and visits to the Mount Wilson Observatory, The Griffith Observatory, and the Riverside Telescope Makers Conference. If you enjoyed last month’s presentation you will not want to miss the one. Joe’s presentation will begin at 7:30pm on Thursday, January 2, 2020 at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium in Fort Myers. The regular monthly meeting of the South West Florida Astronomical Society will follow immediately thereafter.

Michael J. McCauley
V.P./Program Coordinator

Mercury Transit 11/11/2019

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Additional information about Local Planetarium and Observatory opportunities:

FSW Observatory
FGCU Observatory

Calusa Nature Center & Planetarium.
(see Calendar/Event for directions)

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We are:  The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.  (SWFAS) P.O. Box 100127, Cape Coral, Florida  33910.

We meet the 1st Thursday of the month (7:30 P.M.):  Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium,  3450 Ortiz Avenue,  Fort Myers, FL 33905-7811.

The Southwest Florida Astronomical Society, Inc. was formed in 1980 by amateur astronomers in Lee County, Florida.  Its many goals include educating the public, school children, and scouts about the wonders of the night sky.  S.W.F.A.S. regularly works with the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, as well as Florida Gulf Coast University with public observing events.

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