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About our Meetings
The San Mateo County Astronomical Society meetings are open to the public.  Attendance and parking are free. Children are welcome although the subjects may be too advanced for some.  Our meetings are held on the first Friday of the most months from 7:00pm to 9:30pm.  We meet in the Science Building (#36) at the College of San Mateo.   We gather at 7:00 pm in the ISC Room, room 110, for Coffee, Pizza and conversation.  We then move to the Planetarium at 8:00pm for the speaker's Presentation.   Parking is free in the adjacent well-lighted parking lot, marked Marie Curie Lot 5, or the nearby Galileo Lot 6.

Next General Meeting and Presentation November 2,   2018 

 General Meeting and Pizza Social in the ISC room 7:00pm

Followed by a presentation in the Planetarium at 8:00pm:

The Hunt for Planet Nine

Michael Medford,  Astrophysics Graduate Student,

UC Berkeley, Lawrence Berkeley National Lab

March  1,  2019

Dr.  Michael Busch    SETI

Asteroid Detection and Deflection

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