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.

  • 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

  • NOV
    20

    Habitable Worlds and Life in the Cosmos

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Astrobiology studies the origin, evolution, distribution, and future of life in the universe. Although Earth is the only place we know life exists, the ingredients of life are common throughout the cosmos. ... more

  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Star Parties Revisited: As amateur astronomers, we like to get outside and use our telescopes and share the night sky with others. Star parties take place around our local community and around the world ... more

  • SEP
    18

    Star Parties: Table Mountain and Goldendale

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Maxine Nagel of the SAS will talk about this summer's Table Mountain Star Party, one of the Pacific Northwest area's main observing events of the year. Due to wildfire damage at the usual Table Mountain ... more

  • AUG
    21

    "Asteroids and Dwarf Planets" and "Comets: Gorgeous Primordial Snowballs

    Wed at 07:33 PM Open to Public

    August's General meeting will be a viewing of two taped talks by Alexei Filippenko of UC Berkeley: "Asteroids and Dwarf Planets" and "Comets."