Announcements

  • The General Public is welcome for AMS Weatherfest!

    Event on 2017-01-22 posted over 1 year ago

    Even if you are not part of the SAS outreach team, you are invited to come see the Eclipse Exhibit and all the other exhibits at Weatherfest 2017

  • Cancellation for Green Lake Star Party

    Event on 2017-01-07 posted over 1 year ago

    This Green Lake Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Jan 07, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Paramount Park Star Party

    Event on 2017-01-07 posted over 1 year ago

    This Paramount Park Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Jan 07, 2017, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Wayne Hixson Wins Our AP Contest!

    posted over 1 year ago

     

    Congratulations to Wayne Hixson for winning our Winter 2016 Astrophotography Contest. His image of the Witch's Broom/Western Veil Nebula will grace our social media's cover photos for the season! Thank you, contestants and voters, for participating!

    Image details:
    Object: NGC 6960 (Witch's Broom, Western Veil)
    Date Taken: June 28, 2016
    Location: North Seattle (Home)
    Telescope: TeleVue NP127is
    Mount: Astro-Physics AP1100
    Camera: QSI 690
    Exposure: 220 minutes. 11x600 H-a, 11x600 O-III (Astrodon filters)
    Captured, calibrated, stacked and aligned with MaximDL
    Processed with StarTools 1.4 (Windows 10) using Bicolor technique - H-a:Red, O-III:Blue, and 50/50 H-a/O-III:Green

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2016-12-13 posted almost 2 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Dec 13, 2016, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!