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 descending order.

  • OCT

    The Next Discovery Mission

    Wed 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

  • SEP

    Alternative Rock(s): Plans for Finding Earth-like Exoplanets

    Wed 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

  • AUG

    Sibling Rivalry in Massive Stars

    Wed 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

  • JUL

    Prospecting Asteroids

    Wed 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

  • JUN

    Summer of the Ice World

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador will talk about his astronomy outreach work on behalf of the New Horizons mission to Pluto, as well as give us the latest on other missions to icy worlds: Rosetta and Philae ... more