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SDAG Monthly Meeting
Wednesday - July 17

Location: Sunbelt Publications
664 Marsat Ct # A
Chula Vista, CA

I-5 to Chula Vista to Palomar St. Exit east, right on Industrial Blvd., left on Anita St., left on Jayken Way, left on Marsat Ct. Suite A.
OR I-805: Chula Vista Orange Avenue exit, drive west to Third Avenue and turn left, drive south 2 blocks to Anita Street, turn right. Drive west past Broadway to Jayken Way and turn right. Drive north 1 block and turn right on Marsat Court, go to 664-A on the right. Park on the street, or in the parking lot in the back.

The Sunbelt location is open-ended to the outside, plan to bring a jacket or sweater in case it gets a little cold after the sun goes down.

happy hour
6:00pm -
Social hour  

SDAG Monthly Meeting

6:00pm - Happy Hour
7:00pm - Dinner
8:00pm - Program


Menu: Fresh Pizza by San Diego Mobile Pizza (cheese, pepperoni, chicken pesto, and vegan; salad, & cheesecake desert) Walawender Bar open for donations
if pre-registered by the deadline, $5 extra if you did not make a reservation. Click the SDAG member checkbox on the reservation form if you are a member.

Cost: $50.00 for non-members, $45.00 for members, $25.00 for students
Reservations: Make/Pay your reservation online by clicking the button below no later than 10pm, Sunday, July 14
(Please note beginning January 2024 all meeting reservations will require on-line pre-payment due to venue costs, venue contracts, and loss of money due to no shows.)


8:00pm - Program
Chuck Houser

"Photographing interesting dark sky things like comets, lightning, meteor showers, and eclipses"

Some may remember a few years back when Chuck spoke about his adventure photographing the 2017 total lunar eclipse. Well, Chuck is returning July 17th to update the group on more recent photography adventures.

Speaker: Chuck Houser

First and foremost Chuck is Cindy's husband and daddy to Julianna and Jennifer. His hobbies include fly fishing, flying, mineral collecting, and amateur photography, in particular photographing interesting dark sky things like comets, lightning, meteor showers, and eclipses. In his spare time, Chuck is a geologist and project manager at SCS Engineers.
Upcoming SDAG meetings - 2024

July 17- Chuck Houser, at Sunbelt Publications

August 21- Dr. Pat Abbott with a (his description) Kick-Ass Presentation The Upper Cretaceous through Eocene strata in San Diego: Stories they tell of paleoclimates and asteroid impact At Bali Hai Restaurant on Shelter Island

September 27 - 29- SDAG Annual Field Trip, to the San Andreas Fault Zone in the Wrightwood area, Transverse Range (no meeting this month)

October 16- Mike Ziegler (Carole Z's husband) on gravitation, at Sunbelt Publications

First Wednesday November 6- Joint Meeting with AEG Inland Empire Section / Jahn's Lecturer Cynthia Palomares in Fallbrook.

December 18- Traditional Holiday Celebration at the NAT with Tom Demere

Recordings of past meetings

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5/15/2024 Exploring Iceland's Geological Wonders: From a Regional Perspective to a Hiking Expedition - Don Barrie & William Buckleyk
3/19/2024 Mighty Bad Land: A Perilous Expedition to Antarctica Reveals Clues to an Eighth Continent - Bruce Luyendyk

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