The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.
Important New Information concerning Club Observing Activities:
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In the Sky this Month for SWFL.

Meeting Status as of August 3,  2021  – Zoom Only For The August Meeting.

Out of an abundance of caution from the increase of Covid cases from the Delta variant, we are moving to a ZOOM ONLY meeting for our Aug. 5th meeting.  The Zoom link is in the newsletter.

Read how to join our Zoom meetings here!

Visitors are always welcome to attend our meetings but we encourage you to join our club after attending a few times.  Membership is VERY affordable.

[ATTENTION]: Club Member dues are due if you haven’t sent them in yet please send them in to our PO BOX. If you’d like to stay a member please send the payments in you can contact the the club President Brian or VP Mike for more information if you need help sending on your due please check out the theeyepiece.org/membership/ On how to send in your member dues.

If you are interested in Astrophotography, please join our Astrophotography Special Interest Group (SIG).  Click here to complete an interest form.

Download the latest (June 2021) newsletter here.

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Plan ahead: Browse the events calendar!

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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.

Astronomy & Astrophotography Club based in Ft. Myers, Fl.