San Antonio Astronomical Association invites you to share the wonder and excitement of astronomy.
The members of the San Antonio Astronomical Association enjoy exploring, observing, and learning about the objects in our solar system and beyond. We want to share our experience with you. From beginner to professional astronomer, with or without a telescope, we invite you to join us in this exciting and rewarding endeavor.
SAAA in the Community
SAAA General Meeting and Lecture
General Meeting and Lecture
Novice Presentation starts at 6:30 p.m.
The General Meeting starts at 7:30 p.m., followed by the Introductory Presentation, this month’s presentation is an update on New Horizon’s at Pluto
Invited Lecture starts at 7:30 p.m., this month’s topic is “Impact Structures and Craters of Texas”, presented by Dwight Jurena.
Mr. Jurena is a long time member of the SAAA. He has earned a Bachelor of Science in Geology from UTSA in 1990 and a Masters of Science in Geology (specialization in planetary science) from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute 2002. His thesis title was “The Bee Bluff Structure, A Probable Impact Structure Located in South Texas”. He is an adjunct instructor in geology at San Antonio College (2004-2015) and is currently supervising field research (summer undergraduate research project) at the Bee Bluff structure as a continuation of his thesis work.
This meeting is free and open to the public.
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Astronomy in the Park
Come on out to Astronomy in the Park. See some stars. See five planets. See the Galilean Moons. See the Rings of Saturn. See the “canals” of Mars. Get Mooned by the Moon.
Astronomy in the Park, presented by the San Antonio Astronomical Association, is the longest running public star party in the San Antonio Metro area. It is held each Wednesday from 8:00 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. at the Lower Bee Tree Soccer Field parking lot at McAllister Park, 13102 Jones Maltsberger Road, weather permitting. [Map]