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

SMCAS Facebook Public Group  members only Email Group  public Email Group

Member Web Sites:

Local Training and Education:

SMCAS Loaner Equipment:

  • SMCAS has a variety of loaner telescopes available for checkout by members.  Contact Ed Pieret for more information.

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:

  • Bay Area Science  Publishes year round event calendar and also runs Bay Area Science Festival.
  • SETI Institute  Offers monthly  presentations at SRI in Menlo Park.
  • KIPAC  Offers frequent  very technical 'tea talks' on a variety of astronomy topics: ,