Tierra del Sol Directions and Documents

Directions to Tierra del Sol
Directions for getting out to TDS, where to park at the site, plus a Star Party Survival Guide. (PDF, 130Kb)
Rules for the Tierra del Sol Observing Site
List of general guidelines for conduct at Tierra del Sol and other SDAA properties. (PDF, 84Kb)
Tierra Del Sol Instructions
Step-by-step instructions for opening and closing the Tierra del Sol property. (PDF, 60Kb)
Live Weather Station at TDS
Weather Underground station on Mike Chasin’s pad at TDS
Sky Quality at TDS
TDS Sky Quality Meter Readings (Sky Brightness)
Rules for Star Parties
San Diego Astronomy Association Rules for Star Parties at TDS and other locations. (PDF, 82Kb)
SPACE.com’s Star Party Survival Guide
Useful tips to help make the most of your Star Party experience. (PDF, 11Kb)
Observatory Training, Use and Responsibilities Policy
Policy for the training and use of the 22-inch Lipp telescope. (PDF, 78Kb)
Nexus DSC Pro Quick Setup Guide
Quick Setup Guide for the Digital Setting Circles on the Lipp 22″ Club Scope (PDF, 3.8 Mb)
Nexus DSC Pro User Manual
User Manual for the Digital Setting Circles on the Lipp 22″ Club Scope (PDF, 2.1 Mb)
Lumicon NGC Sky Vector Guide
Manual for operating the Lumicon NGC Sky Vector Digital Setting Circles (PDF, 144Kb)
Tierra Del Sol Site Plan
Latest CAD drawing of the Tierra del Sol site, including all fixed features and Private Pad Sharers. (PDF, 142Kb)
Tierra Del Sol RV Rules
Rules for Recreational Vehicle (RV) use at the Tierra del Sol observing site. (PDF, 61Kb)
Instructions for setting up the 8” D and G Telescope
(PDF, 50Kb)
Musselshell Observatory Guide
Directions for building the MusselShell Observatory (PDF, 371Kb)
SDAA TDS History
History of the Tierra del Sol Observing Site(PDF, 622Kb)
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