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Pensacola Beach Pavilion Star Gaze

Final sidewalk astronomy public gaze at Pensacola Beach Pavilion for 2018. This is the 42nd year of public outreach on the beaches by members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers. Venus is gone, but last shot at Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and the first quarter moon. Bring smartphone to get great shots…

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Pensacola Beach Pavilion Star Gaze

Final sidewalk astronomy event for 2018 on weekend of October 19-20. 2018. Saturday is Observe the Moon Day, and our telescopes will give you fine views of Jupiter, Saturn, Mars, and the gibbous moon. Bring your smartphones to get superb shots. Free star charts, constellation tour, satellite passes, and maybe a meteor or…

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Sky Interpretation at Fort Pickens Battery Worth

On the Friday closest to the new moon, members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers conduct sky interpretation sessions with the Astronomy Rangers of the National Park Service. The video presentation begins at the amphitheater at 7:30 PM, with telescopic viewing of the planets and deep sky objects to follow in the parking lot.…

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Pensacola Beach Pavilion Gaze

On the weekend closest to the first quarter moon, members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers set up telescopes at the Casino Beach Pavilion from sunset until midnight. We will observe and photograph the moon, Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn. We also tour the brighter constellations, watch for satellites, learn to use…

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Star Gazing at the Pensacola Beach Pavilion

On the weekends closest to the first quarter moon, the members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers gather from sunset until midnight at the Pavilion on Casino Beach. We handout star charts, track satellites, point out constellations, and allow the public to view the Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars through large telescopes. Bring…

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Pensacola Beach Pavilion Star Gaze

On the weekend closest to the first quarter moon, members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers set up telescopes at Casino Beach. Free star maps, constellation identification, observing and photography of the moon, Venus, Jupiter, Mars, and Saturn all summer. Bring your smartphone to get great shots though large telescopes! This…

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Sky Interpretation at Fort Pickens Battery Worth

The video presentation in the amphitheater is at 7:30 PM, with star gazing in the parking lot to follow. Members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers will set up telescopes for viewing and photographing Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars, as well as deep sky objects. Star charts are provided.   On the Friday evening closest…

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Fort Pickens Sky Interpretation

For 42 years members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers have volunteered in service to the Parks to lead sky interpretation sessions. We start with a video presentation in the Battery Worth Amphitheater at 7:30 PM, followed by telescopic observations of the Milky Way and other galaxies in the parking lot. Deep…

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Big Lagoon State Park Deep Sky Gaze

On the Saturday closest to the third quarter moon, members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers host a star party at Big Lagoon State Park. These deep sky sessions feature astrophotography and deep sky observing for the public, campers, and club members. Bring your own scopes, binocs, and cameras.

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Sky Interpretation at Fort Pickens Battery Worth

For 42 years, members of the Escambia Amateur Astronomers Assoc. have served as volunteers in service to the National Park Service and presented sky interpretation under the dark skies of Fort Pickens, part of the Gulf Islands National Seashore. With help from our astronomy rangers, we present a video presentation…

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The Winter Star Party

Star Party. Join us in north western Florida for the 34th Annual Winter Star Party. Due to the destruction of Camp Wesumpkee in the Florida Keys, the Chiefland Astronomy Village has graciously offered us to host our star party there. Everything normally associated with the star party is still the…

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