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Public Stargazing Event Saturday, October 28, 2017 at Hanna Park

Stargazing at Hanna Park hosted by the Northeast Florida Astronomical Society [NEFAS] Get ready to see stars, planets, the Moon, and interesting sky objects. All are welcome! Location:  Kathryn Abbey Hanna Park, 500 Wonderwood Dr, Jacksonville,...

October General Meeting Friday 10/6/17

General Meeting of the Northeast Florida Astronomical Society All are welcome! Friday, October 6  -  7:30 PM to 9 PM Florida State College at Jacksonville - Kent Campus 3939 Roosevelt Blvd, Jacksonville, Florida 32205 Building F Room F-128 Campus map:...

**CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER** Stargazing at Hanna Park Saturday 9/30/17

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELED DUE TO WEATHER Stargazing at Hanna Park hosted by the Northeast Florida Astronomical Society [NEFAS].  Get ready to see stars, planets, the Moon, and interesting sky objects. All are welcome! Location:  Kathryn Abbey Hanna...

Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society’s 29th Annual Show 9/22 – 9/24

NEFAS Members- we will have a telescope display at the Jacksonville Gem & Mineral Society's 29th Annual Show 9/22 - 9/24 (Friday 10-6pm, Saturday 10-6pm and Sunday 10-5pm) The address is  3800 ST. JOHNS BLUFF ROAD S JACKSONVILLE, FL 32224 We would love...

September General Meeting Cancelation

NEFAS sincerely apologizes for any confusion over announcing the meeting cancelation due to the storm. We hope that our members and friends here in Jacksonville, and the state of Florida, are safe after Hurricane Irma.

Solar Eclipse 2017

On Monday, August 21, 2017, the United States experienced its first total solar eclipse since February 26, 1979. All of the Continental United States saw at least a significant partial solar eclipse. For those fortunate enough to live along the narrow track of totality, or travel to the path of totality, they got up to 2 minutes and 40 seconds under the shadow.