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The Fort Bend Astronomy Club is a non-profit organization dedicated to the acquisition and dissemination of information pertaining to the science of Astronomy. Located in Stafford, Texas, FBAC's goal is to serve not only our members, but the general public as well. FBAC members hail from all corners of Harris, Fort Bend, Waller, and Brazoria counties.

FBAC holds monthly meetings and members regularly get together to observe at the George Observatory, a satellite facility of the Houston Museum of Natural Science, located within Brazos Bend State Park.

For information about FBAC membership, please visit the About FBAC page.  For directions to the monthly club meeting, click here. For information about our community outreach activities, click here. For information about the FBAC list server click here. To contact FBAC, send an email to fbacastro@gmail.com
The next scheduled FBAC club meeting will be held on Friday, September 19th, 2014 at 7:00 pm at the Houston Community College Southwest Campus in Stafford. The presentations and club meetings are open to the public. Click HERE for more info and directions to meeting.

The FBAC Novice Presentation
Open

The FBAC Main Presentation
Dr. Aaron Clevenson, North Houston Astronomy Club.
Supernovae - A Personal Journey

Upcoming Main Presentations:

Oct. - Open.
Nov. - Dr. Georgiana Kramer, LPI. - Tentative.

Joining the Fort Bend Astronomy Club is quick and easy. Join or renew your membership using our online form. Click HERE for more info.
 
Did you know that you can support FBAC just by shopping at Randall's? Click HERE to find out more about the Fort Bend Astronomy Club's partnership with Randall's Good Neighbor program.

Astronomy/Space Calendar
(more at JPL Space Calendar)

 

APOD - The Scale of the Universe
Check This Out! - The Scale of the Universe - Interactive
Free Online Astronomy Classes
The Classroom: Take an Astronomy
Class Online for Free
Hand of God
'Hand of God' Spotted by NASA Space Telescope
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Galactic Pileup: Hubbles First View of Abell 2744 Using the Frontier fields ProgramGalactic Pileup: Hubbles First View of
Abell 2744 Using the "Frontier fields Program"
Violent SunViolent Sun
Mars Rover Curiosity Spotted from SpaceMars Rover Curiosity Spotted from Space
Gemini Planet Imager's First Light Image of the Exoplanet Beta Pictoris BGemini Planet Imager's First Light
Image of the Exoplanet Beta Pictoris B
Hubble probes interior of Tarantula NebulaHubble probes interior of Tarantula Nebula
Sleeping spacecraft Rosetta nearly ready to wake up for comet landingSleeping spacecraft Rosetta nearly
ready to wake up for comet landing
James Webb Telescope Still on Schedule for Launch Despite GAO ConcernsJames Webb Telescope Still on Schedule for Launch Despite GAO Concerns
Glossary of Astronomy TermsGlossary of Astronomy Terms
Free printable star charts in PDF formatFree printable star charts in PDF format
You can also download updated
star charts for each month HERE

FBAC Asteroid Team: The A-Team - 481 discoveries and counting!

Astronomy LeagueInternational Dark Sky AssociationClick here to go to the International Year of Astronomy Website HCC Southwest Campus Houston Museum of Natural Science
The Fort Bend Astronomy Club is a member of The Astronomical League and International Dark Sky Association FBAC appreciates the support of HCC and the Houston Museum of Natural Science for all that they do to support FBAC's mission of observing, sharing, teaching and promoting astronomy.

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