Welcome!

The Alachua Astronomy Club, Inc. (AAC), located in Gainesville (county seat of Alachua County) in North Central Florida, USA, is a publicly supported, not for profit organization of people who enjoy looking at stars and planets and who love to communicate their excitement about the heavens to others. Visit the Photo Archives to see some of the astrophotography, star party photos, and space art contributed by our members. Visit Astronomy News to get important sky and astronomy news.

Members Only page contains a member directory and other information for the exclusive use of members.

If you're just starting out and would like to learn more, the New to Astronomy page can help you out. We encourage all persons interested in the moon, planets, stars and other astronomical objects to use this site to learn more, find out about Star Parties and other events at the Event Calendar, and it is so simple to Join Us in observing the wonders of the cosmos! 

Event Calendar

Tuesday, November 11, 2014 7:00 PM • Florida Museum of Natural History, University of Florida Cultural Plaza, 3215 Hull Road, Gainesville, FL 32611-2710
Friday, November 14, 2014 6:00 PM • 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
Saturday, November 22, 2014 4:30 PM • Big Shoals State Park (near intersection of I-10 & I-75)
Wednesday, December 03, 2014 3:00 PM • Alachua County
Saturday, December 06, 2014 6:00 PM • 3111 NW 18th Place, Gainesville, FL 32605
Tuesday, December 09, 2014 6:15 PM • Registration required
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Cultural Dates

Sunday, November 02, 2014 • Clock change
Tuesday, November 11, 2014 • National Holiday
Note: Jewish and Islamic holidays begin at sunset the day before the indicated date and end at nightfall on the ending date.
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