San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) sponsors speakers on a wide range of astronomy topics on the third Wednesday of every month at the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitors Center. The Program meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Each attendee receives one free door prize ticket. After announcements and a small amount of business, the audience is treated to the featured presentation. At the close of the meeting the door prizes are presented.  The event is open to the public. The Mission Trails Regional Park Visitors Center is at One Fr. Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego CA 92119.  Call the park at 619-668-3281 for more information or visit

Please contact Dave Wood if you have an questions, comments, or ideas for the Program Meetings.

November 28, 2018

Speaker: Various

Topic: Gadget Night

Members will demonstrate their astronomical gadgets. Note that this meeting is on the fourth Wednesday of the month.

Upcoming SDAA Program Meetings
January No general meeting - annual banquet on January 27, 2018
February 21 Scott Dixon and Pat Boyce: Citizen Science at SDAA
March 21 Mars Exploration - Lyford Rome
April 18 Joint Meeting with the International Dark Sky Association (IDA)
May 16 OSIRIS-REx mission - Jerry Hilburn
June 20 TDS – improvements and opportunities on Lipp, Cruzen, and other topics
July 18 Climbing the Cosmic Ladder - Steve Hallman
August 15 Capturing the Cosmos: A 50 Year Journey
September 19 Radio Astronomy - Curt Kinghorn
October 17 NASA’s InSight Mission to Mars - Steve Murray
November 28 Gadget night (note-fourth Wednesday)