Events

Aug
15
Sat
CANCELLED: Mt. Tam Members Night @ Rock Springs Parking Lot - Mt Tam
Aug 15 @ 6:30 pm – 7:30 pm

Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Aug
19
Wed
Astronomy Lecture-Live-Streamed @ Virtual Lecture
Aug 19 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 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.

Because of the COVID-19 pandemic, we are presenting our lecture online rather that at our usual lecture location at the Randall Museum Theater.

Topic: “Probing Fundamental Physics with Strong Gravitational Lensing”
Speaker: Simon Birrer, PhD, Stanford University, KIPAC

For details on the current topic, speaker, and instructions on how to attend the live-stream, click here.

Aug
22
Sat
CANCELLED: Mt. Tam Public Star Party @ Rock Springs Parking Lot - Mt Tam
Aug 22 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm

April – October only

Public telescope viewing following the  annual ‘Astronomy Night Programs” sponsored by the Friends of Mt Tam has been cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Visit the Friends of Mt Tam astronomy link for instructions on how to view their livestream presentation.

 

Aug
27
Thu
CANCELLED: San Francisco City Star Party: Presidio @ Parade Grounds in the Presidio of San Francisco
Aug 27 @ 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm

Cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Sep
16
Wed
Astronomy Lecture @ Randall Museum Theater
Sep 16 @ 7:45 pm – 9:00 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 Randall Museum Theater. Meetings will be held every 3rd Wednesday of the month. We will have coffee and a light snack beginning at 7:00 PM followed by the general meeting at 7:45 PM. The lecture begins at 8:00 PM.

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