the @stro pages
astronomy? glossary website help


the @stro pages index index
astrophotos astrophotos
articles articles
@stro objects @stro objects
discussion boards discussion boards
telescope making telescope making
observer's log observer's log
in san diego in san diego
@stro calendar @stro calendar
astrolinks astrolinks
contact us contact us

Helpful Links
Company Registration Company Registration




(c) 1997-2004 the @stro pages

in san diego

Astronomy in San Diego and Southern California... There's a lot going on in San Diego, Southern California and the southwestern U.S.! This page is here for the amateur astronomy community in San Diego and will also include links and/or notes about events in Southern California and the Southwest as well. If you have something going on that you would like others to know about, please email me at

Amateur Telescope Making Meetings Telescope Making Classes in north San Diego County.

OPTAS Star Parties. Oceanside Photo and Telescope Astronomical Society (OPTAS) Star Party Schedule here.

SDAA Home Page. San Diego Astronomy Association. With over 400 members, this organization always has something going on. Check out their website for complete details on activities and events!

The Riverside Telescope Makers Conference The Riverside Telescope Makers Conference. The RTMC, held every year over the Memorial Day weekend in May, is one of California's premier telescope making events. Located in the SoCal mountains, the day of talks and shopping for telescope parts gives way to nights of observing and camping.

Explore the Stars. "Explore the Stars". Coordinated by Russell Sipe, the man behind the official website of Comet Hale-Bopp, , is being held at the campground a short drive from Palomar Observatory.

OCA Home Page. Orange County Astronomers. An astronomical society located in Orange County, with over 800 members and a club observing site is 30 miles east of Temecula. Many members live in the northern San Diego area.

RAWHIDE RAWHIDE. Up to date information on missile launches from Vandenberg Air Force base in California. Also has tips on viewing and photographing the launches.

Kármán Lecture Series @ the JPL The Theodore von Kármán Lecture Series at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory. These free lectures, held monthly, cover a wide arena of space and astronomical tastes.

***Copyright information, Privacy and Terms of Use statement can be read here.***