General Meetings Events
Open to Public
Type: General Meetings
Held on: Dec 16, 2015 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Dec 16, 2015 (Wed) at 09:00 PM
Speaker: Travis Rector and Megan Watzke
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 converting raw data into astronomical images that amaze the public and inform scientists.
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NOV18Wed 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
OCT21Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
What do you think should be NASA's next destination for exploration of the Solar System: Venus, a metallic asteroid, or a tour of the Trojan asteroids? On September 30th, NASA announced the five finalists ... more
SEP16Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
For the last two decades, planet searches have been largely designed to determine the number of planets in the galaxy and their sizes in a statistical sense. At present, a transition is underway towards ... more
AUG19Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
UW astronomy graduate and lecturer Breanna Binder will provide an overview of single star stellar evolution, and then discuss how massive stars in binary systems evolve differently from single stars. Some ... more
JUL15Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
Engineers from Planetary Resources-developers of technology for mining asteroids-will talk about their first spacecraft and its mission due for deployment from the ISS next week. Learn about the company, ... more