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Spiral Galaxy M96 from Hubble


The St. Petersburg Astronomy Club, Inc. (SPAC), has been Tampa Bay’s “Home for Family Astronomy” for more than 50 years. We provid free educational programs for our members and the public.

General Meetings are normally held on the fourth Friday of each month (except November and December when it is on the third Friday) at St. Petersburg College/Gibbs Campus 6605 5th Ave N, St. Petersburg, FL 33710, USA, at 8:00 PM. Meetings are free and open to the public. General meetings take place in the Natural Sciences Building, Room 232. Parties and picnics are held in the Philip Benjamin Social Arts Building, Room 114.

Please contact our Membership Chair, Shirley Vuille, for additional information.

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This Week's Sky at a Glance, along with member-created astrophotographs and interesting astronomy related articles are all posted on our Facebook page.


Membership Cards

You may print your membership card by signing into the website and going to Members Only. You will need to show your membership card at Withlacoochee River Park to get the member camping rate.

General Meetings

Our monthly General Meetings, are held on the fourth Friday of each month at 8:00 PM. Beginning August 27th, we will resume in person meetings at St. Petersburg College, Gibbs Campus, 6405 5th Avenue North, Natural Science Building, Classroom 232, 2nd floor, and will also be available virtually. A map is available in the August Examiner. Please use the link below to join in.

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The St. Petersburg Astronomy Club Examiner (SPACE) is published monthly. Please forward astronomy related articles, items for sale and suggestions to the Editor, Guy Earle, at


Please send an email to for additional information.

Please contact our Webmaster if you encounter any problems with the membership application or website.