General Meetings Events

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

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Mar 21, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Mar 21, 2018 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Stephen Ruhl

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

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 has open to the public. 

Shown in date ascending order.

Shown in date descending order.

  • AUG

    Tales from the Dark Side: Eclipse Lessons Learned

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    This lighthearted yet informative lecture reveals the difference between expectation and reality. Stephen, an avid eclipse chaser and observer of more than a dozen total and annular solar eclipses shares ... more

  • JUL

    CSI: Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    When a star explodes, astronomers use their telescopes to investigate: to identify the star and the cause of death, and when homicide is suspected, to look for trace signatures of the perpetrator. This talk ... more

  • JUN

    Solar Eclipse Outreach

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The August 21 total solar eclipse presents a huge opportunity to share your passion for astronomy with the public. Are you ready? Get tips for leading solar eclipse outreach events from Alice Enevoldsen, ... more

  • MAY

    William and Caroline Herschel's Observations and Theories of Comets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Some fascinating astronomical history is on the schedule for May's meeting! UW astronomy professor Woody Sullivan will present about the contributions of William and Caroline Herschel to our understanding ... more

  • APR

    TSE 2017: An Eclipse to Remember

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The total solar eclipse of August 21, 2017 promises to be the biggest astronomical event of the decade for the US. SAS board member Dave Ingram will tell us how to prepare: where to be, what equipment to ... more