Click here to watch a story that ran on Fox 13 News about the club.

Welcome to 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.

The Myakka River State Park Dark Sky Public Observing Event

The next Sidewalk Astronomy event will be on February 1st
at Riverview High School. This event is weather
permitting and will run from sunset till about 10 PM.

For a complete schedule, click on the SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY link above.

Omega Centauri NGC5139 / Photo by Jim Mack