General Meetings Events

General Meeting

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Sep 19, 2018 (Wed) at 08:30 PM to Sep 19, 2018 (Wed) at 10:30 PM

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

Speaker to be announced.

Shown in date descending order.

  • JUL
    16

    The Night Sky in 37,400 Exposures

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    In 2010, Seattle astrophotographer Nick Risinger set out traveling to dark sky sites around the world with the goal of creating the largest true color all-sky survey. After logging 60,000 miles and dozens ... more

  • JUN
    18

    A Decade in the Saturn System

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    On July 1, 2004, the Cassini spacecraft became the first manmade object to orbit the planet Saturn. NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador Ron Hobbs looks back on Cassini's ten years of exciting discoveries and ... more

  • 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