The South Mountain Astronomy Club seeks to connect people with common interests in astronomy through the use of telescopes and other technologies, enhancing knowledge and understanding of our universe and generating enthusiasm for pursuit of continued collaborative learning.

To join:

  • Members must be 18 or a member of a participating youth organization
  • Individual member fee: $25 (student scholarships are available)
  • Household membership: $40
  • Submit a letter of interest or any questions to:

To volunteer:

Please complete our standard Volunteer Application Form specifying your interests.

We are currently recruiting:

  • Regular telescope operators
  • Astronomy Programs facilitators and speakers
  • Club Board Members
  • Club Coordinator

Other Club Events:

To request a private Star Party or outreach, specify your interest in our Contact Us form.

Upcoming Astronomy Events:

Explore the Night Sky

6:30 – 7:30 p.m.

Learn about the universe through an interactive educational session, focusing on new astronomical topics while younger learners are engaged in both indoor and outdoor activities. Telescope viewing following, weather permitting.

Registration recommended to ensure space.

$6 per person, $15 groups of up to seven.


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