SAAA Recurring Star Parties

March 2, 2016 in SAAA Info by Administrator

Members-Only Events

The SAAA holds 3 regular monthly Members-Only Star Parties where our members get together to observe and educate about the night sky. Come join us to look at planets, stars, and other celestial wonders. The monthly Star Party schedule is as follows:

  • Skywatching Night: Interim Observing Site in the Texas Hill Country, 20 miles west of Kerrville; Held on the Saturday Night closest to New Moon
  • Bark at the Moon: Falcone Park off of Bandera Road; Held on the Saturday evening closest to First Quarter Moon
  • Solar Saturday: UTSA Parking Lot 13; Held on the Saturday afternoon closest to Full Moon

At Members-Only Events, participation is limited to SAAA members and their invited guests.

Public Events

The SAAA also holds a weekly Public Star Party at Raymond Rimkus Park, where our members share the wonders of the night sky with our guests. Astronomy in the Park is held every Wednesday evening from 1900 to 2230, weather permitting, in the parking lot at Raymond Rimkus Park, 6440 Evers Rd, Leon Valley Texas, 78240, weather permitting. [Map]. Astronomy in the Park is free and open to the public.

For more information about SAAA public observing please visit our Public Programs page. Our full schedule of activities is on our calendar. Please come out and join us or volunteer at one of our events.