The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.
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In the Sky this Month for SWFL.

Meeting Status as of October 31,  2021  – We are on a month by month status. Our November meeting will be held both in person at the Calusa Planetarium and on Zoom.  Info in the newsletter.

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.

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

Download the latest (Sept. 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 usually meet the 1st Thursday of the month (7:30 P.M.):  Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium,  3450 Ortiz Avenue,  Fort Myers, FL 33905-7811.  Until the threat of COVID is over, we will continue to meet on Zoom.

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.