As part of EFSC's commitment to provide a safe and positive college experience for every student, EFSC now requires all currently enrolled students to participate in an important online training program called "Think About It." Visit the course information page to learn more about its content and login to the myEFSC Portal before the December 1 deadline to begin the course.



Astronomy News, Information & Sky Charts



Tools for Amateur Astronomers

Use the Clear Sky Chart below to view a real-time, graphical illustration of the predicted viewing conditions at the Observatory located on Eastern Florida State College's Cocoa Campus. You can get more information, including satellite maps and instructions on how to interpret the chart's symbols by clicking directly on the chart.

   Clear Sky Chart

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The satellite viewing prediction table below includes hyperlinks to to give you real-time information about satellites passing overhead that can be viewed with the naked eye. Choose the location closest to where you are for live updates.

Satellite Viewing Predictions

Satellite Visibility From EFSC, Cocoa Campus

Latitude Longitude Description
+28:23:05 -80:45:43 EFSC Observatory, Cocoa, FL

Satellite Visibility From Other Sites

+28:36:42 -80:48:28 Titusville, FL
+28:28:36 -80:47:20 Port St. John, FL
+28:19:10 -80:36:28 Cocoa Beach, FL
+28:10:22 -80:35:55 Satellite Beach, FL
+28:04:59 -80:36:29 Melbourne, FL
+28:04:17 -80:39:12 West Melbourne, FL
+28:05:21 -80:33:56 Indialantic, FL
+28:02:03 -80:35:20 Palm Bay, FL
+27:38:17 -80:23:50 Vero Beach, FL
+27:26:47 -80:19:32 Fort Pierce, FL