next Sidewalk Astronomy event will be held at
Riverview High School on May 11th.
This event is weather permitting and will start
at sunset and run till 10PM.
a complete schedule, click on the SIDEWALK ASTRONOMY link above.
There will be a special observing
event held at Robinson Preserve on May 4th 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.
This event is weather permitting
and will start at sunset and run till 11PM.
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.