General Meetings Events

General Meeting

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Oct 17, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Oct 17, 2018 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Dave Ingram

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome our own Vice President of Education Dave Ingram.  

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 descending order.

  • NOV
    16

    NEOWISE: Searching the Infrared Sky for Asteroids and Comets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The Near-Earth Object Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer (NEOWISE) is undertaking an all-sky thermal infrared survey to both discover new near-Earth asteroids and comets, and characterize previously known ... more

  • OCT
    19

    Astrophotography Adventure in the Atacama

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Local astrophotographer Derek Culver will talk about his experiences imaging the sky from Chile's Atacama Desert, site of some of the world's biggest telescopes and best observing conditions.

  • 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