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 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!

Weather Go /No-Go Alert

Call (352) 389-1638 after 12pm noon on day of a scheduled observing event to hear a recorded message that announces whether the event is Go / No-Go.

Event Calendar

20 Oct 2018 7:00 PM • Paynes Prairie Preserve State Park, 100 Savannah Blvd., Micanopy, FL
6 Nov 2018 6:30 PM • Easton Newberry Sports Complex, 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, FL 32660
10 Nov 2018 5:33 PM • 24880 NW 16th Ave Newberry, FL 32660
13 Nov 2018 7:00 PM • 3000 NW 83rd Street, Building X-129, Gainesville, FL 32606
16 Nov 2018 6:00 PM • 3215 Hull Road Gainesville, FL 32611
1 Dec 2018 6:00 PM • United Church of Gainesville, 1624 NW 5th Ave. Gainesville, FL 32603