Following are a variety of Astronomy related resources are available for our members.

SMCAS Facebook Public Group

SMCAS YouTube Channel  public Email Group

Member Web Sites:

  • Astronomer Ed  Education site in support of Project Astro.  By Ed Pieret
  • Greenhawk Observatory    Backyard observatory, Astrophotography.  By Chanan Greenberg.
  • Aluminum Coating for optics and telescope mirrors; building a telescope.  By Bob Fies.
  • BayAstro Weekly updates about astronomy lectures and events  in the Bay Area. By Ken Lum.

Local Training and Education:

SMCAS Belongs to and Supports:

  • Night Sky Network.  Astronomy clubs bringing the wonders of the universe to the public.
  • International Dark Sky Association.   Works to preserve the night sky for present and future generations.
  • Project Astro.   Be a Project Astro Star!!  Trains and matches amateur astronomers one-on-one with educators in the classroom.  Join up!  Contact John Fiske or Ed Pieret.
  • The Astronomical League.  Astronomy resources, clubs, bookstore, online Reflector magazine.

Organizations that offer Public Lectures on Astronomy and Related Topics:



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​​Due to the unprecedented events related to COVID-19 we are suspending all public meetings and events, including Crestview Star Parties until further notice.  You can receive email notices about the status of these and other SMCAS events by selecting the link below or going to and joining the group.