The South Florida Amateur Astronomers Associationwelcomes club members and the public to participate in hands on activities at the INTERNATIONAL ASTRONOMY DAY at FOX OBSERVATORY on Saturday, October 1st, 2011. Weather permitting, from 2 pm to sunset we will have a Hydrogen Alpha solar telescope and other telescopes with white light solar filters, showing flares, surface granulation and sunspots. After sunset we will have our regular activities showing the night sky with the Moon (Waxing Crescent 22%), perhaps faint objects like Uranus, Vesta and Neptune might be visible and after 10:40 pm Jupiter and its moons as a special feature.
Thursday October 6th 7:30pm - 9:00pm - This is our monthly business meeting, open to all members as well as members of the public. After the business part of the meeting adjourns, we will have astronomy related presentations by members or guests.
Fox Observatory & South Florida Amateur Astronomers Association Welcome you to enjoy a Saturday night under the Moon light! Learn something about Earth's closest companion in space with NASA Night Sky Network hands on activities and observe the glorious Moon on telescopes, Florida's weather permitting.
Members and the public are welcome to enjoy a Saturday night under the South Florida Stars (Note: Members must display their background check badges when attending.) The Fox Astronomical Observatory is located inside of Broward County’s Markham Park. The Observatory is open to the public Saturdays from Sunset until midnight.