South Florida Dark Sky Observers
6191 Orange Drive #6163G, Davie, Florida 33314

Our Primary Observing Sites
We conduct observing and imaging sessions in the darkest of the dark sky locations. Star parties are scheduled on a rotating basis at each of the sites. Each site has its own set of amenities and advantages, as well as a small set of restrictions and shortcomings. Everyone is welcome to participate. For complete information on each site, including directions, descriptions and information regarding accessing the facilities and equipment, click on the desired site in the table below.

Location Kirby Storter Area 51
Latitude and Longitude 25° 52' N
81° 9' W
26° 8' N
80° 53' W
Nearest City Chokoloskee Fort Lauderdale
Sky Quality Stupendous
M15 visible to naked eye
M31 visible to naked eye
Access Unrestricted Unrestricted
Security None None
Equipment None None
Parking Paved parking lot shared with observing area Grass covered shell rock road shared with observing area
Overnight Camping No No
Restrooms Yes No
Showers No No
Electricity No No

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