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! 

Upcoming AAC Events

Tuesday, October 14, 2014 7:00 PM • 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X-129, Gainesville, FL 32606
Saturday, October 25, 2014 6:45 PM • 4551 NE 110th Ave Bronson, FL
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 32611-2710
Saturday, November 22, 2014 4:30 PM • Big Shoals State Park (near intersection of I-10 & I-75)
Tuesday, January 13, 2015 7:00 PM • 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X-129, Gainesville, FL 32606
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Cultural Dates

Saturday, October 04, 2014 • Jewish
Monday, October 13, 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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