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Last Updated March 7th, 2018

Date Time Event Address More Info
3/2   Full Moon    
3/10 6:00pm Forever Florida Star Party 4755 Kenansville Rd. St. Cloud 34773 Setup time is 5:00pm or earlier
3/15   Mercury Elongation    
3/16-17 3:00pm Kissimmee Prarie Preserve
BAS Campout and Observing.

(ALL CAMP SITES ARE SOLD OUT. Check with other members to see if you can double up)

33104 NW 192nd Ave
Okeechobee, FL 34972

From North or South on I-95:
Exit #131 at Orange Ave./CR68-Ft. Pierce
Head west on CR 68 approximately 35 miles until the road ends at Hwy 441
Turn right (north) on Hwy 441
In less than 1 mile turn left on CR 724
After 13 miles, turn right (north) onto Peavine Trail
Stay on Peavine Trail 5 miles
Preserve Entrance straight ahead
3/17   New Moon    
3/17 TBD Canaveral National Seashore
Star Party
GPS Coordinates
28.675254 -80.648542
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Setup will be at the Eddy Creek Boat Ramp like last time. Start times are still be determined by the staff of the park but will keep you all posted.
3/20   March Equinox  
The March equinox occurs at 16:15 UTC. The Sun will shine directly on the equator and there will be nearly equal amounts of day and night throughout the world. This is also the first day of spring (vernal equinox) in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of fall (autumnal equinox) in the Southern Hemisphere.
Public invited
8-9pm F.I.T. Astronomy Lecture Series

Mark Boslough - University of New Mexico

Topic (TBA)
Olin Science Center
Florida Instute Of Technology
3012 Engineering St, Melbourne, FL 32901


Brevard Astronomical Society Meeting & Star Party Please click to send email to request address and request access to this event.
This is a special Meeting and Star Party that will be held at John & Judy Small's home. They are members and John is the past President of the Brevard Astronomical Society. The home is in a restricted community. Please click on the link and request the address and entrance to this event. Open to members and prospective members only! If you have a scope, please bring it!!
3/24 5:00pm Moonlight Stroll (February backup date) Erna Nixon Park  
3/31   Full Moon / Blue Moon    

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