Here we have brief descriptions for each of the online astronomical resources that has available. Click on the "Go" link for an item to display the resource or to get more detailed information about it.

SDAA Documents

Looking for a SDAA document? Here's a comprehensive list of SDAA forms, handbooks, rules & regulations, TDS use rules and instructions, etc...

Go to SDAA Documents


 The home away from home for the SDAA Astro Imaging Special Interest Group. A special website for astrophotographers to share the fruits of their labor. Requires site registration and log-in to post images.

Go to the AISIG Gallery

 Tierra del Sol

 The Association's 10-acre dark-sky observation site in rural East San Diego County, where monthly Public Star Parties are held, and the Club's 22-inch reflector and 8-inch refractor telescopes are housed.

Go to TDS

 News and Notes

 A monthly newsletter sent to all members of the SDAA. News & Notes contains informative articles for both the beginner and advanced amateur astronomer, reports on Club events, and much more.

Newsletters Here

SDAA Group

 An active online discussion forum hosted by Joining the group permits members to discuss astronomical topics via e-mail, or by using the web interface.

Join to the SDAA Group

 Astronomy Links

 A collection of all the astronomy-related links we could find, including club websites, periodicals, professional organizations, software products, and star parties throughout the world.  

Go To the Links

 Light Pollution

 Information regarding light pollution in San Diego City and County, laws and regulations governing private and commercial lighting, and the efforts by various organization to combat the loss of our dark skies.

Learn more


 The SDAA maintains a lending library that's available at our Tierra del Sol location on the evenings of public star party events.

For a complete list of Public Star Party dates, go to the SDAA Calendar


Loaner Scope Program

The Club has in its inventory several good-quality telescopes which may be loaned out to its members. Check out our inventory of loaner scopes.

Loaner Scope Program

Lucas Scholarship

William F. Lucas endowed undergraduate astronomy scholarships at San Diego State University and the University of Arizona. Follow the Go button to find out more.

Go to the Lucas Scholarship

Educational Resources

Materials avialable member and public education in astronomy. This section is under construction

Loaner Scope Program