San Diego Astronomy Association (SDAA) sponsors speakers on a wide range of astronomy topics on the third Wednesday of every month at the Mission Trails Regional Park Visitors Center. The Program meeting begins at 7:00 PM. Each attendee receives one free door prize ticket. After announcements and a small amount of business, the audience is treated to the featured presentation. At the close of the meeting the door prizes are presented.  The event is open to the public. The Mission Trails Regional Park Visitors Center is at One Fr. Junipero Serra Trail, San Diego CA 92119.  Call the park at 619-668-3281 for more information or visit

Please contact Dave Wood if you have an questions, comments, or ideas for the Program Meetings.

June 17, 2020

Speaker: Dr. Jim Fuller - NASA Caltech

Topic: The Sound of Stars 

SDAA Speaker

Dr. Fuller is a professor researching theoretical astrophysics at the California Institute of Technology. Most of his research focuses on the physics of vibrating fluid spheres. Although this sounds esoteric, the applications within astronomy are nearly limitless!

Below is the link to our Zoom on-line meeting starting at 6:30 PM (PST) 17 June 2020.

Join Zoom Meeting Meeting ID: 892 9816 2225

Upcoming SDAA Program Meetings
January No general meeting - annual banquet
February 19 Dr. Steven Levin (NASA JPL) - NASA's Juno at Jupiter
March 18 Dr. Nicholas Galitzki ( UCSD) - Cosmic Microwave Background at the Simons Observatory - cancelled
April 15 Mr. Paul Ericson - International Dark-Sky Association
May 20 Dr. Quinn Konopacky (UCSD) - The Intricate Dance of Star and Planet Formation
June 17 Dr. Jim Fuller (CalTech) - Stellar Seismology
July 15 Blaine Baggett - Apollo at JPL
August 19 Dr. Nicholas Galitzki ( UCSD) - Cosmic Microwave Background at the Simons Observatory
September 16TBD
October 21 TBD
November 18 TBD