- ASTRONOMY CLUBS IN FLORIDA -
Alachua Astronomy Club, Inc.
North Central Florida's amateur astronomy club serves North Central Florida, in and around Gainesville. It has approximately 70 members. The club holds a monthly meeting free to the public with a guest speaker on the second Tuesday of each month (except December). The AAC also hosts monthly star parties, typically on Saturday nearest new moon, and a bevy of public outreach programs throughout the year.
The Brevard Astronomical Society
The Brevard Astronomical Society is a group of amateur astronomers, people who are interested in observing and learning about the sky.
Meets at Brevard Community College at the Cocoa, Fl. Campus. Monthly club meetings are the third Wednesday of every month, 2 monthly star parties (1 in the South & 1 in the North end of the Brevard County). Club has about 50 members. BAS operates the BCC Observatory every Friday and Saturday night. North Site is is shared with KSCAA.
Astronomical Society of The Palm Beaches
We are a group of individuals dedicated to the pursuit of observational astronomy and to the education of the public on astronomy and related issues. Our monthly meetings include informative presentations given on a variety of topics related to astronomy. We conduct monthly observing sessions in both dark sky and urban locations. The knowledge and experience of our members covers the complete range from novice to scientist. While some of are just getting started in astronomy, others have been deeply involved in it all of their lives. We have no age restrictions, and our members come from all walks of life. Everyone is welcome to participate.
The Everglades Astronomical Society
The Everglades Astronomical Society web page
Kennedy Space Center Amateur Astronomers
Kennedy Space Center Amateur Astronomers web page- AKA Florida Astronomy Club Connection
Chiefland Astronomy Village
is a dedicated Astronomy community approximate 60 miles west northwest of Ocala. Holds monthly star parties. Has a large observing field with ac power connection. Camping is allow with $$$ donations. Very Dark Site
Central Florida Astronomical Society
The Northeast Florida Astronomical Society
Serves the amateur astronomical communities of Jacksonville, the Beaches, Orange Park, and Nassau County
South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association
Ever since it founding in 1965, its members have been bringing the universe closer to all South Floridians. From the innocent wonder of the children to the amazement of the adults, every night is another great adventure
Museum Astronomical Resource Society
(M.A.R.S.) meets at Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) Planitarium in Tampa, Fl. on Fowler Ave. Across from the University of South Florida Campus. Monthly club meetings are the Second Friday of every month. Public observation sessions are held regularly at MOSI. Check club web site and calendar for scheduled dates.
The Southwest Florida Astronomical Society
Formed in 1980 by amateur astronomers in Lee County, Florida
The St. Petersburg Astronomy Club
Tallahassee Astronomical Society
Treasure Coast Astronomical Society
Treasure Coast Astronomical Society web page.
has approximately 45 members drawing our membership from Hobe Sound to Vero Beach. We are a diverse group of people who share a common interest in looking at and enjoying the night sky and sharing our knowledge with the surrounding community. We have an organized star party once a month, on the Saturday closest to the new moon, and also have impromptu star parties. Check out calender on our web page for dates and times of meetings and star parties and other things we are doing.
Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association: Pensacola, FL
The Escambia Amateur Astronomers Association has over 100 members in
West Florida and South Alabama. It placed second in Astronomy
magazine's "Out of this World" contest in January 2007, and host
stargazes at Ft. Pickens, Pensacola Beach, the PJC Planetarium, West
Pensacola Model Plane Park, and our nice deep sky site in Munson, in the
middle of the Blackwater State Forest. It works with local schools and
scout groups to promote the joy of looking up for folks of all ages. It
also hosts nationally prominent astronomers for special lecture events.
Contact its sponsor, Dr. Wayne Wooten, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call him
at (850) 484-1152
Florida Community College Astronomy Club
Winter Haven Astronomy Club
Winter Haven, FL
Indian River Astronomy Society
Meets at 7PM, first Tuesday of the Month at the Environmental Learning Center, Wabasso, Fl.
For more information, call Terry Grage (772) 532-8518
The Planetary Society