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NEFAS @ Jacksonville Gem & Minneral Show September 21-23

Join NEFAS at the 2018 Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Show September 21-23, 2018 NEFAS Table will be located in main lobby of Moracco Temple (entry fee not required to access NEFAS table) Telescope Raffle Drawing will be held Sunday 9/23 4:30PM Morocco Temple Auditorium...

Public Stargazing Event Saturday, September 15, 2018 at Hanna Park

Stargazing at Hanna Park 9/15/2018 Get ready to see stars, planets, the Moon, and interesting sky objects. All are welcome!   Location:  Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, 500 Wonderwood Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32233   Park entry fee is $5 per car.  You must have paid and entered...

Attention: Ticket sellers/volunteers for Telescope Drawing

HAVE YOU TURNED IN YOUR TELESCOPE RAFFLE TICKET MONEY? It's time to turn in the $$ and stubs for the telescope raffle tickets. The drawing is very soon and everything needs to be prepared for the BIG DRAWING at the Gem and Mineral show. Any questions, contact Carl...

Public Stargazing Event Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Hanna Park

Stargazing at Hanna Park 8/18/2018 Get ready to see stars, planets, the Moon, and interesting sky objects. All are welcome!   Location:  Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, 500 Wonderwood Dr, Jacksonville, FL 32233   Park entry fee is $5 per car.  You must have paid and entered...

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...

*CANCELLED DUE TO WEATHER**July New Moon Dark Sky Observing Session

Friday the 13th, and Saturday the 14th, 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...