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Events

Sept 12 & 13th
(Saturday - Sunday)
BAS Kissimmee Prarie Preserve Dark Sky Campout!!
Sunday, September 13th
NEW MOON

Eau Gallie Public
Library Star Party
Monday, September 14th, 2015
7:00pm
(Click here for Flyer)

BAS meeting
International "Observe the Moon" night
Saturday, September 19th
From Dusk until 10:30pm.
Location: Eastern Florida State College Planetarium - Cocoa Florida

Click here for location
Autumnal Equinox
Wednesday September 23rd
Melbourne Astonomical Society Meeting & Lecture.
Friday, September 25th,
(meeting 6:30pm - Lecture 8:00pm)
FIT lecture
Lunar Eclispe
Enchanted Forest Star Party
Saturday, December 5th.
(More info coming soon)


MOONLIGHT STROLL
Information coming soon!

BAS
2017 Solar Eclipse Road Trip!!

(more info to come)

IAU Left IAU Right

The Brevard Astronomical Society is a group of amateur
astronomers in Brevard County, Florida. We are affiliated with the
Melbourne Astronomical Society, and we are loosely
affiliated with the Kennedy Space Center Amateur Astronomers
and have several KSCAA members in our Society. Some of us are
beginners, learning to find bright planets and major
constellations. Others possess extensive knowledge from years
of experience studying the universe. Some of us make casual
observations with our unaided eyes or small binoculars, guided by
simple star charts or a planisphere. Others use the latest high-resolution
charts, computer-driven equipment, multiple large telescopes,
and giant binoculars. One of our members writes a weekly
astronomy column in our local newspaper.
Click on video above to learn more about the Brevard Astronomical Society.

KPP dates
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EFSC Planetarium
1519 Clearlake Rd. Cocoa, FL 32922

Friday Evening, 9/4
7:00 Amazing Universe
8:15 The Living Sea (IMAX)
9:00 U2 Laser Experience

Saturday Evening, 9/5
7:00 More Than Meets the Eye
8:15 Africa's Elephant Kingdom (IMAX)
9:00 Pink Floyd Laser Experience

Wednesday Matinée, 9/9
2:00 The Planets
3:15 Mysteries of Egypt (IMAX)

You can check http://www.calendarwiz.com/planetarium
for the latest planetarium show times and titles plus descriptions of the shows.
Take a free look through the 24-inch telescope at the EFSC planetarium. The rings of Saturn are a fabulous sight visible all evening. You may also call the planetarium box office at (321) 433-7373 to hear the latest schedule information and prices.
 

Bernie Badger
Hello everyone, due to exclusive agreement that Bernie has with gannett, we had to take down his column.

With that being said, we are looking for BAS members to write columns to post on this website. If you have a submission, please send it to: webmaster@brevardastro.org

Just a reminder, occasionally hit the "refresh button on your browser when visiting this site. Some of the changes do not update immediately.

 

Vote for Fafnir
and Orbitar.
Orbitar & Fafnir

You still have plenty of time to help BAS out by voting for our submission to the IAU. The Brevard Astonomical Society submitted the names Orbitar & Fafnir ( a Planet and a Star) and you can vote on their website until the end of October. Just click on the banner above to view our submission video and click on the "Vote" button to make your selection.
 
Friend of Eugallie
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Skychart
sunspots
Sunspot activity
via SOHO website