The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.
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Nov 9th Solar Observing – Gilchrist Park
Time: 9AM 12PM
Nov 9th Forest Country Club Event – Private Event
Nov 11th Mercury Transit FSW Moore Observatory
Time: 9AM to 1PM
Nov 13th Cape Coral Youth Center Rocket Club
Time: 6:30PM -7:30PM
Nov 16th Girl Scout Event – Camp Calusa
Time: 6:30PM – 9:00PM
Nov 22nd Public Observing FSW Moore Observatory Punta Gorda
Time: Dusk
Nov 29th Sky Watch Cruise – Babcock Ranch
Time: Dusk
Nov 30th Seahawk Star Party – Cape Coral
Time: Dusk

Mercury Transit 11/11/2019

Plan ahead: Browse the events calendar!

**Newsletter & Meeting Agenda are in PDF format (Adobe Reader Required.)**

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Astronomical League

(Astronomical League Membership is included in S.W.F.A.S membership)

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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