Calendar

  • DEC
    09

    Third Quarter Moon Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM SAS Members Only

    This star party offers another opportunity each month to observe under a dark sky. It's open to all SAS members but is specifically designed to orient new members to dark-sky protocol. Although dark-sky ... more

  • DEC
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Topic: Processing workshop. Bring your data and your questions! If you've hit a snag in your processing, or would just like to learn new techniques to use with your data, come get help from fellow imagers ... more

  • DEC
    13

    Geminid Meteor Shower Watch

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Beginning after sunset Wednesday, December 13th, upwards of 60 meteors per hour are expected to shower Earth until Moonrise at 4am on Thursday. The absence of moonlight, the Earth's "near perfect" ... more

  • DEC
    16

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM SAS Members Only

    Always scheduled on the closest Saturday to the New Moon, our next Members-only Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party will be held on Saturday, December 16, from 6 PM to 11:55 PM. Join us as we look up ... more

  • DEC
    17

    Board Meeting

    Sun at 03:00 PM Open to Public

    The SAS Board Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, December 17, 2017, from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Museum of Flight in the Red Barn Classroom.

  • DEC
    20

    The Galactic Context Model

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Michael Dempster is a retired science teacher formerly with the Olympia public schools. He will be presenting a new astronomy teaching and visualization tool of his own design, the Galactic Context Model. ... more

  • DEC
    22

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Covington Parks & Recreation sponsors monthly star parties observing the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects. These star parties are held on the west side of the soccer ... more

  • DEC
    23

    Public Star Party in Kent, GRNRA

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Area astronomers team up with Kent Parks at the Green River Natural Resource Area (GRNRA) to provide telescopes for an evening of public star gazing. December night sky views include the 1st quarter moon, ... more

  • DEC
    23

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for an evening of observing interesting astronomical objects and of learning about the universe

  • DEC
    23

    Paramount Park Public Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Join us for an evening of observing interesting astronomical objects and exploring the universe.

  • JAN
    05

    Private Cub Scout Outreach & Star Party

    Fri at 06:00 PM SAS Members Only

    SAS amateur astronomers are sharing the joy of astronomy, star gazing and celestial observing through telescopes with Cub Scout Pack 711 in Maple Valley. Planning is underway for an indoor educational ... more