Event Horizon
Our Newsletter, Event Horizon, is a newsletter that is published by the San Mateo County Astronomical Society. It has been in continuous publication since 1960.

April & May

Prez’s Corner

  • Gear Up for the Celestial Spectacle of the Year!

    Gear Up for the Celestial Spectacle of the Year!

    Greetings to the Society,  The anticipation is building for what promises to be the highlight of the year: the total solar eclipse on April 8th, visible across North America! Many of our society members, including myself and my daughter, are venturing to Texas to witness this awe-inspiring event firsthand. We eagerly look forward to the…

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  • In Memoriam of Robert Fies (1939-2023)

    In Memoriam of Robert Fies (1939-2023)

    By Ken Lum It is with heavy heart that I announce that long-time SMCAS member, Bob Fies, passed away in December 2023. I was informed about this by his niece, Ms. Barbara Brady. He was 84 years old. Bob was best known by the local amateur astronomical community as a kind and generous person who…

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