The San Mateo County Astronomical Society is dedicated to bringing the wonders of space and astronomy to the residents of San Mateo County.

We are glad you stopped by.

Please join us at one of our upcoming events.    All of our star parties, presentations, and meetings  are free and open to the public. 

SMCAS was honored for its valuable  contributions to its community by NASA Space Place: 

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San Mateo County Astronomical Society Upcoming Activities​       

  • General Meeting and Presentation      Friday             9/7
  • Crestview Park Star Party                      Saturday         6/9, 6/16, 7/7,  7/14
  • Board Meeting                                        Tuesday          6/5 Avanti's Pizza  7:00pm
  • No June General Meeting
  • StarBQ, annual meeting & election     Saturday         7/14   

SMCAS received a certificate of appreciation from NASA for its contribution to the 2017 Total Solar Eclipse.

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