General Meetings Events

Juno to Jupiter: Piercing the Veil

Juno cropped

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Jupiter Juno Planetary

Held on: May 18, 2016 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to May 18, 2016 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Ron Hobbs

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

Event Coordinator: Christopher Laurel

On Independence Day, 2016, Juno will become the second spacecraft to go into orbit around Jupiter. Over the ensuing year and a half, Juno will peer through the Jovian cloud tops and will provide a deeper understanding of the composition and structure of the Solar System’s largest planet. JPL Solar System Ambassador Ron Hobbs will tell us what exciting science to expect from NASA's latest outer planet mission.

 

Shown in date ascending order.

  • MAY
    18

    Juno to Jupiter: Piercing the Veil

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    On Independence Day, 2016, Juno will become the second spacecraft to go into orbit around Jupiter. Over the ensuing year and a half, Juno will peer through the Jovian cloud tops and will provide a deeper ... more

  • JUN
    15

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

  • JUL
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

  • AUG
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

  • SEP
    21

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS monthly general meeting. Speaker TBD.

Shown in date descending order.

  • APR
    20

    The Hunt for Habitable Worlds and Biosignatures in the 2020s and Beyond

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Are we alone? This is one of the most monumental and consequential questions humanity has asked itself. In the coming decades, we may finally know whether simple life is common or exceedingly rare in our ... more

  • MAR
    16

    An Astronomy Odyssey: From Viewing to Imaging

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    If you subscribe to the Through the Clouds mailing list, you've certainly seen some of local astrophotographer Mark de Regt's spectacular images of Southern Hemisphere deep sky sights. At this general ... more

  • FEB
    17

    Taking the Temperature of the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Astronomy PhD student Phoebe Upton Sanderbeck will present about how measuring the temperature of the universe can help us understand its development. The intergalactic medium (IGM) is the network of gas ... more

  • DEC
    16

    Coloring the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Have you ever looked at the spectacular images from Hubble and other observatories and wondered if they were 'real'? Two coauthors of the new book "Coloring the Universe" will talk about the process of ... more

  • NOV
    18

    Astrophotography with a Large Dobsonian Telescope and Color CCD Camera

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Former SAS President Denis Janky is a long-time visual observer who has been dabbling with astrophotography since early 2014. He uses a Mallincam Universe color CCD camera with an Obsession dobsonian ... more