There will be a special observing event held at Robinson
Preserve on May 25th for the best veiwing of Omega Centauri. This
will be a dark sky event as there will be no moon to wash out the
sky. Omega Centauri is a massive globular star cluster consisting of
over 1 million stars. It is actually a southern hemisphere object so
it will be about 14° above the southern horizon.
is weather permitting and will start at sunset and run till 11PM.
a complete schedule, click on the SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY link above.
M104 - The Sombrero Galaxy /
Photo by Sean McDonald
the home page for the Local Group of Deep
Sky Observers. We are an astronomy club located in the Sarasota -
Bradenton area of Florida. Here you will find info on becoming a
member, Sidewalk Astronomy events and a bit about the club in general.