About Us

We are:  The South West Florida Astronomical Society, Inc.  (SWFAS) P.O. Box 100127, Cape Coral, Florida  33910.

We meet the 1st Thursday of the month (7:30 P.M.):  Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium,  3450 Ortiz Avenue,  Fort Myers, FL 33905-7811.

The Southwest Florida Astronomical Society, Inc. was formed in 1980 by amateur astronomers in Lee County, Florida.

Its many goals include educating the public, school children, and scouts about the wonders of the night sky.

S.W.F.A.S. regularly works with the Calusa Nature Center and Planetarium, as well as Florida Gulf Coast University with public observing events.


President / Equipment Coordinator :  Brian Risley

Vice President / Program Coordinator : Mike McCauley

Secretary : Don Palmer

Treasurer / Membership : Time Barrier

Newsletter Co-editors : Michael Moses

Librarian : Maria Berni

Club Historian : Danny Secary

Webmasters :  Matthew Knight

Astronomical League Coordinator : John MacLean