The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.
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Feburary 6th presentation:

Back by popular demand, Chuck Pavlick, SWFAS member and accomplished astro-photographer, will be presenting at the February meeting of the South West Florida Astronomical Society on Thursday, February 6, 2020.  Chuck’s presentation will focus (no pun intended) on imaging solar system objects. If you are interested in refining your skills as an astrophotographer or would just like see some amazing photographs you will not want to miss Chuck’s presentation. Chuck’s presentation will begin at 7:30pm at the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium. 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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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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