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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.

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.


Visit Us On Facebook

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


Club Meeting Hurricane Policy

If we need to cancel the General Meeting due to bad weather, the notice will be posted here.


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


Office Name Phone Email
President Kyle Brinkman (727) 455-6931 email
Vice President John O'Neill (727) 637-5945 email
Secretary Shirley Vuille (727) 204-9643 email
Treasurer Jim Hunter (813) 507-8415 email
Webmaster Jack Fritz (813) 508-5680 email