We Offer Great Member benefits…

The SFAA is a club that welcomes people of all ages, experience levels and interest areas. If you have an interest in the night sky, and wish you knew more, the SFAA is a great way to get started! We offer beginner ‘star tours’, loaner scopes and advice. Experienced amateur astronomers will discover a community of highly knowledgeable amateurs and semi-professionals who will inspire and challenge you. SFAA members gain access to world-class astronomers and benefits :

  • Members-only Viewing Events
  • Extended Viewing Hours at Public Viewing Events in San Francisco and on Mt. Tam – Yosemite Star Party
  • Annual Camping Trip at Glacier Point
  • Annual Members Dinner
  • FREE Club Telescope Loaner Program
  • Members-Only Dark Sky Site Road-Trips
  • Volunteer and Outreach Opportunities
  • AND you can hang out with a bunch of really fun amateur astronomers!


Join us today and get the most out of your starry skies!

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Matthew is an SFAA past President and current webmaster. He is a web designer, software engineer, writer, and lover of the stars.