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 08:30 PM to Mar 21, 2018 (Wed) at 10:30 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 be be speaking with attendees about the Edwin Ritchie Observatory, planetarium, and some of the other opertunities that their club has open to the public. 

Shown in date descending order.

  • SEP
    21

    How Habitable is the Nearby Planet Proxima b?

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    After years of searching, scientists have finally found a planet around our nearest star. In this talk UW astronomy graduate student Ethan Kruse will discuss how much we know about the planet right now, and ... more

  • AUG
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The SAS presents Author Paul Bogard, The End of Night A starry night is one of nature's most magical wonders. Yet in our artificially lit world, most of us no longer experience true darkness. In ... more

  • JUL
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS Show and Tell Do you have an astronomy related project that you'd like to share with your fellow SAS members? Talk about telescope making, astrophotography, outreach activities, or an interesting topic ... more

  • JUN
    15

    Solar Exploration

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    SAS member John McLaren will introduce us to some early human interactions with the Sun and their unexpected impacts on our growing technology. He'll discuss how we learned about the Sun before the space ... more

  • 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