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.

  • APR
    15

    What is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Have you ever been curious about Einstein's theory of relativity? Almost everyone has heard of it, but few people know much about it or realize its critical importance to our modern understanding of the ... more

  • MAR
    18

    Three Years as a National Park Service VIP "Volunteer in Park" for Astronomy

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    As well as being some of the most scenic places in the world, many of the US National Parks are also dark sky oases. Visitors are awed by starry vistas that are have become unfamiliar in our light polluted ... more

  • FEB
    18

    Year of the Dwarf Planet

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    2015 will go down as the "Year of the Dwarf Planet" with unmanned spacecraft from Earth visiting the first discovered dwarf planets, Ceres and Pluto. Along with the investigations by Rosetta at Comet 67P ... more

  • DEC
    17

    If We Can't See Black Holes, How Do We Know They Exist?

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Perhaps you have heard that even light cannot escape the extraordinary gravitational pull of a black hole. Normally, the absence of observable light is not something astronomers would be happy about, but ... more

  • NOV
    19

    A Close-up View of the Andromeda Galaxy

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for our November General Meeting. Board Elections will take place at the beginning of the meeting, so please try to attend! We are pleased that Lori Beerman, who is a sixth year graduate ... more