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View the Lunar Eclipse at the FSW James & Barbara Moore Observatory

May 5, 2022

MAY 5, 2022 – PUNTA GORDA, FLA – Sky gazers can view the lunar eclipse on Sunday, May 15, at the James & Barbara Moore Observatory located on the Florida SouthWestern State College (FSW) Charlotte Campus, 26300 Airport Road, Punta Gorda. The viewing is free and open to the public.

The lunar eclipse will take place on Sunday, May 15, from 11:30 p.m. – 1 a.m. The observatory will be open from 9 p.m. – 1 a.m. Telescopes will be available for public viewing, and visitors are encouraged to bring their own binoculars. The event is weather permitting.

For more information or for a full schedule of observatory events, call (941) 637-5652 or visit


Florida SouthWestern State College is Southwest Florida’s largest and most affordable institution of higher education. Annually serving nearly 22,000 students globally, FSW offers a variety of nationally-ranked, career-focused academic programs with two- and four-year degrees and professional certifications, several with 100 percent licensure pass and job placements rates. Study and travel abroad opportunities are available for students through FSW’s Center for International Education. Students are also active in clubs and programs catered to their interests. Visit for more information.

Last Updated: May 25, 2022

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