San Antonio Astronomical Assn.

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San Antonio Astronomical Assn. was founded in 1974, the San Antonio Astronomical Association is located in San Antonio, Texas, in the United States of America. Our members reside primarily in Bexar, Comal, Guadalupe, Kendall, and Medina counties near San Antonio. Our primary purpose is to provide our members and the public education, enjoyment, and entertainment through astronomy.

Mission Statement

To promote the Science of Astronomy

To encourage, foster, conduct and support programs on astronomy and related sciences for the education and enlightenment of the general public and membership

To promote an interest in astronomy and related sciences in all interested parties through highly visible public interfacing

To sponsor and promote telescope viewing sessions, commonly called “Star Parties”, for the general public and the membership

To encourage and promote cooperation with other groups having similar objectives

To exchange and disseminate matters of interest in astronomy and related sciences



The SAAA meets usually on the second Friday of every month at 7:30 p.m. at Christ Lutheran Church of Alamo Heights , 6720 Broadway. Christ Lutheran Church is on the east side of Broadway next to Alamo Heights High School. Parking is in the lot on the south side of the church. Membership is open to all those interested in astronomy. All meetings are open to the public and free of charge.

Awards and Recognition

Clubs and Certification Programs

The SAAA has created partnerships with Fort Mckavett State Historical Site, near Menard, Garner State Park, Hill Country State Natural Area, Guadalupe River State Park, Blanco State Park, and Palmetto State Park, where we hold many private and public observing events and star parties.


Sharing our knowledge of the cosmos has always been the core principle of the San Antonio Astronomical Association. Many of our members are avid astronomers and are very enthusiastic about the hobby. Each year we hold several public observing sessions to help you learn more. Please make plans to attend. See our public viewing events schedule below for dates.

External Links

San Antonio Astronomical Assn. Website

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