General Meetings Events

Astronomy and Space Centered Education

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Seattle Astronomy High School Education Uw Nik Joshi Oliver Fraser Raisbeck Aviation Cube Satellites

Held on: Feb 21, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Feb 21, 2018 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Nik Joshi & Oliver Fraser

Location: Physics Astronomy Building University of Washington

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

Nik Joshi, from Raisbeck Aviation High School, and Oliver Fraser, from the UW Astronomy department will be speaking with us about local astronomy and space centered education through the UW College in their High School program and at Raisbeck Aviation High School, as well as some of the projects that the students have been working on.

 

Learn more about our seakers at:

Shown in date descending order.

  • MAY
    21

    Astrophotography Basics

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Astronomy magazines and websites are full of incredible photos of the night sky taken by amateurs. Have you ever wondered how they captured these images? Astrophotographer and SAS member Andy Ermolli will ... more

  • APR
    16

    History of the Dobsonian Telescope

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for our April General Meeting, when member and amateur telescope maker Bob Mulford will present “History of the Dobsonian Telescope”. John Dobson, who died this past January at ... more

  • MAR
    19

    How the Milky Way was Formed

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    We know that the spatial distribution of matter just after the Big Bang was nearly uniform, yet at the present day it is far from uniform. We live in a galaxy that is much denser than most regions in the ... more

  • FEB
    19

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for our February General Meeting. We will have a short talk followed by a couple videos. SAS board member David Ingram will speak about the International Dark-Sky Association and SAS's ... more

  • DEC
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Have you already seen all eight planets in the Solar System and now crave a new challenge? At this General Meeting, UW astronomy graduate student Brett Morris will describe a new realm of planetary ... more