Astronomy Day Special Event with lecture followed by stargazing through telescopes set up and operated by SFAA club members.
This is a monthly event and is free. It is the best entertainment you can find in the bay area.
Sunset: 8:07 PM
What’s in the Sky
Information for Visitors:
April through October, Mount Tamalpais State Park and the SFAA host monthly astronomy lectures and star parties. The astronomy lectures start shortly after sunset at the Mountain Theater above Rock Springs. After the lecture the public is invited to view the stars through telescopes setup and operated by club members in the Rock Springs parking lot. Public observing following the lectures lasts about 1-1/2 to 2 hours.
2011 ASTRONOMY PROGRAMS
our 23rd season on the mountain
|May 7 8:30pm||Dr. Franck Marchis, SETI Institute/UC Berkeley
“Tiny Moons Around Small Asteroids”
Asteroid multiplicity is an astronomical prize for observers and theorists, constraining theories on the origin of the solar system.