A CFAS Regular and Patron memberships are a family affair: They cover both spouses or significant other, as well as minor children who live in the household. Student memberships are individual memberships. To join CFAS, there are three membership types available:
Regular membership includes voting privileges, one free CFAS name badge (new membership only), use of the CFAS library, use of loaner telescopes (one month), membership in The Astronomical League, and use of our observing sites. Cost is $40.00.
Patron membership has all the features of the Regular membership plus 3 months check out of loaner telescope, one free CFAS Name badge (new membership only), along with special privileges as determined by the Board. Cost is $55.00.
This category is an individual membership for students, and includes the privileges of a Regular Member, but at a reduced membership fee. Cost is $15.00 . You must be a full time student enrolled in a Central Florida school, college or university. If student is accompanyed by parents to meetings or events then a Regular membership is required. This membership is primarily designed for college students.
Club Magazine Discounts
Sky and Telescope Magazine - $32.95
Astronomy Magazine - $34.00 for 1 year; $60.00 for 2 years.
To obtain these discounts you will call the Magazine directly and state that you are a CFAS member and they will apply the discount.
CFAS members enjoy bringing astronomy to the general public through a very ambitious outreach program that holds viewing sessions for the general public at various schools, libraries and parks located in the Orlando area.
CFAS members teach a basic observing course each year as well as providing on site observing instruction at our observing sites.