The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.

Important New Information concerning Club Observing Activities:
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Please note the following changes in event locations: 

Feb 9th Star Party is at Sea Hawk Park, in Cape Coral

March 9th Star Party will be at Caloosahatchee Regional Park in Lee County.

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Next Meeting: March 7th

Please check back in March for our next Presentation.
See our past presentations: here.

Presentation will start at 7:30pm on Thursday, March 7, 2019 at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium in Fort Myers.

Plan ahead: Browse the events calendar!

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.

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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)

Open to the public. Meetings are held in the Planetarium. Formed to educate the public, school children and Scouts about the wonders of the night sky!

Plan ahead to attend future Meetings!

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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.

Site last updated by: Matthew Knight
February 8th 2019 8:37 PM EST

Lee County Florida USA