General Meetings Events

Mars, the Opposition, and Insight

M15 145

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Mars Mars Opposition Opposition Insight

Held on: Jul 18, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Jul 18, 2018 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo, both of whom are NASA Solar System Ambassadors, who will be speaking with attendees about Mars, the upcoming Mars Opposition, the Mars Insight Mission, and the Solar System Ambassador Program. 

The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a name tag to help everyone get to know you better. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, followed by the lecture. 

Shown in date ascending order.

  • JUL
    18

    Mars, the Opposition, and Insight

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo, both of whom are NASA Solar System Ambassadors, who will be speaking with attendees about Mars, the upcoming Mars Opposition, the Mars Insight Mission, and the Solar ... more

  • AUG
    15

    Massive Star Geriatrics

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Rubab Khan, from the University of Washington, who will be speaking with attendees about the evolution and fates of high mass stars. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the ... more

  • SEP
    19

    General Meeting

    Wed at 08:30 PM Open to Public

    Speaker to be announced.

  • OCT
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Speaker to be announced.

  • NOV
    21

    Dawn of the Space Age

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Julie Lutz, from the Manastash Ridge Observatory and the University of Washington, who will be speaking with attendees about the dawn of the space age - everything from Chinese rockets ... more

Shown in date descending order.

  • JUN
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Matt McQuinn will be speaking with us about the cosmic microwave background, that is, the relic radiation from the Big Bang. Matt is an assistant professor at the University of Washington specializing in ... more

  • MAY
    16

    SKYGLOW Project

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan will be speaking with attendees about light polution and their fight to reclaim the night sky. After a grueling three-year journey of over 150,000 miles and ... more

  • APR
    18

    Oumuamua

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    In October of 2017, the Solar system received its first recorded visitor from another star system. This asteroid, named `Oumuamua, passed by the Sun and planets at a high rate of speed, giving astronomers ... more

  • MAR
    21

    Stephen Ruhl: Battle Point Astronomical Society's Edwin Ritchie Observatory

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Stephen Ruhl from the Battle Point Astronomical Association, who will speak with attendees about the Edwin Ritchie Observatory, planetarium, and some of the other opporrtunities that their club ... more

  • FEB
    21

    Astronomy and Space Centered Education

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Nik Joshi, from Raisbeck Aviation High School, and Oliver Fraser, from the UW Astronomy department will be speaking with us about local astronomy and space centered education through the UW College in their ... more