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City Star Party & Telescope Night | The Presidio

Saturday, February 24, 2018 - 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

Presidio Parade Grounds | 103 Montgomery St., The Presidio, San Francisco, CA



City Star Party & Telescope Night | SF

The San Francisco Amateur Astronomers invite you to their next City Star Party, where you can take a gander at our universe through telescopes, socialize with more experienced amateur astronomers, and get some tips about the night sky.

Take in the view from San Francisco’s picturesque Land’s End or other fantastic view points like the Exploratorium, or Randall Museum.

San Francisco City Star Party
When: Generally monthly at sundown
Where: Rotating venues like Pt. Lobos, Randall Museum, Presidio or Pier 17
FREE – Read Star Party Etiquette Rules

Is it raining or cloudy? Bad weather likely cancels, but check the SF Amateur Astronomer’s website or Facebook for updates.

City Star Party Locations/Directions

Parade Grounds at the Presidio:
Main Post Lawn
103 Montgomery Street
San Francisco, CA 94129
Directions

Point Lobos Parking Lot adjoining USS San Francisco Memorial:
USS San Francisco Memorial
San Francisco, CA 94121
Directions
Note: At the intersection of Point Lobos Avenue and El Camino Del Mar, travel northbound on El Camino Del Mar, passing Seal Rock Drive on your right and you will see a “Not a Through Street” sign and another sign for Fort Miley. Continue until the road ends in a parking lot.

Sidewalk at Pier 17 near the Exploratorium:
Pier 17
Green Street
San Francisco, CA 94111
Directions

Randall Museum:
The Randall Museum
199 Museum Way
San Francisco, CA 94114
Directions


Links: Event details

Cost: FREE*
*Weather permitting. Please check the SFAA website for updated information.

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Categories: *Top Pick*, Geek Event, Lectures & Workshops, San Francisco
Address: 103 Montgomery St., The Presidio, San Francisco, CA

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