General Meetings Events

Exploring The First Cosmic Second

Firstcosmicsecond

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Feb 20, 2019 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Feb 20, 2019 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Bruce Balick

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Dr. Bruce Balick, professor at the University of Washington specializing in Planetary Nebula,who will be speaking with attendees about the early universe. 

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.

  • 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

  • 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