Events

Apr
18
Tue
Astronomy Lecture @ Presidio Officers' Club
Apr 18 @ 7:45 pm – 9:30 pm

Once monthly, the SFAA hosts distinguished guest speakers who are leaders in the fields of astronomy, physics and related disciplines and they present to SFAA Members the latest developments from cutting-edge scientific programs.

We hold our general lecture at the Presidio Officers’ Club. Meetings will be held every 3rd Tuesday of the month. We will have coffee and a light snack at 7:30 PM followed by the general meeting at 7:45 PM. The lecture begins at 8:00 PM.

Click here for directions to the Officers’ Club
or use this URL: https://maps.google.com?daddr=37.7977378,-122.4588595

For information about the most current topic and speaker, including driving/public transportation directions to the Presidio, click here.

Apr
22
Sat
Mt. Tam Members Night @ Rock Springs Parking Lot - Mt Tam
Apr 22 @ 7:30 pm – Apr 23 @ 2:00 am

The SFAA hosts monthly members-only star parties at the Rock Springs parking lot in Mt Tamalpais State Park. The parking lot is above the Pan Toll ranger station, near the Mountain Theater.

Apr
29
Sat
Mt. Tam Public Star Party @ Rock Springs Parking Lot - Mt Tam
Apr 29 @ 7:30 pm – 11:00 pm

April – October only.

The SFAA again joins the Mt Tam Interpretive Society at the annual ‘Summer Astronomy Program’ hosting public viewing events from April through October. SFAA members bring their telescopes, big and small, to Rock Springs parking lot and share viewing with the public after the astronomy lecture has concluded.

More details can be found on our Mount Tam Lectures page.

Apr
30
Sun
San Francisco City Star Party @ Pier 17, adjacent to Exploratorium
Apr 30 @ 6:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Come join us for our monthly San Francisco City Star Party. SFAA members provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure.
Be sure to check the SFAA website for the latest updates…bad weather or overcast skies will cancel!

May
13
Sat
San Francisco City Star Party @ Parade Grounds in the Presidio of San Francisco
May 13 @ 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm

Come join us for our monthly San Francisco City Star Party. SFAA members provide telescopes for your viewing pleasure.
Be sure to check the SFAA website for the latest updates…bad weather or overcast skies will cancel!