General Meetings Events

Mars, the Opposition, and Insight

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Mars Mars Opposition Opposition Insight

Held on: Jul 18, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Jul 18, 2018 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Keith Krumm and Dave Cuomo, both of whom are NASA Solar System Ambassadors, who will be speaking with attendees about Mars, the upcoming Mars Opposition, the Mars Insight Mission, and the Solar System Ambassador Program. 

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.

  • MAR
    16

    An Astronomy Odyssey: From Viewing to Imaging

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    If you subscribe to the Through the Clouds mailing list, you've certainly seen some of local astrophotographer Mark de Regt's spectacular images of Southern Hemisphere deep sky sights. At this general ... more

  • FEB
    17

    Taking the Temperature of the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Astronomy PhD student Phoebe Upton Sanderbeck will present about how measuring the temperature of the universe can help us understand its development. The intergalactic medium (IGM) is the network of gas ... more

  • DEC
    16

    Coloring the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • NOV
    18

    Astrophotography with a Large Dobsonian Telescope and Color CCD Camera

    Wed 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

  • OCT
    21

    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