Northeast Florida Astronomical Society

“Expanding horizons through education and observation”

Northeast Florida Astronomical Society

“Expanding horizons through education and observation”

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News & Events

Dark Sky Observing Session 8/3 & 8/4

Friday the 3th, and Saturday the 4th, 2018 Weather permitting join us at the Swamp site in Sanderson, FL. If you have a scope or binoculars feel free to bring them, but it is not required. We are happy to share the use of our equipment. Directions, information, and...

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NEFAS Telescope Fundraiser | Purchase Your Ticket Today

Northeast Florida Astronomical Society Fundraiser

for a chance to win

an Explorer Scientific 12″ Truss Tube Dobsonian

Tickets are $10 each

All proceeds benefit the Northeast Florida Astronomical Society


To learn more about the Truss Tube Dobsonian, visit the Explorer Scientific website.

To purchase a ticket ($10), please use our PayPal “Donate” button below. You do not need a PayPal account to purchase the ticket via PayPal, you only need a credit or debit card. You may also email to purchase tickets via check or cash. Your tickets will be emailed to you once payment has been confirmed.

Drawing will be held September 23, 2018. Winner need not be present to claim prize.

Sun & Moon

August 22, 2018, 3:23 am
6:56 am
8:02 pm
Waxing Gibbous
11 days, 0 hours
3:30 am
5:41 pm


Why Become a NEFAS Member?

NEFAS is an organization conceived to support public education and the astronomical community in Jacksonville and the surrounding areas. Our operating expenses are covered exclusively through annual dues and the generosity of individuals or corporate sponsorship. Learn more about the benefits of joining NEFAS.