General Meetings Events

General Meeting

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Oct 17, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Oct 17, 2018 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Dave Ingram

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome our own Vice President of Education Dave Ingram.  

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
    16

    Coloring the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Have you ever looked at the spectacular images from Hubble and other observatories and wondered if they were 'real'? Two coauthors of the new book "Coloring the Universe" will talk about the process of ... more

  • NOV
    18

    Astrophotography with a Large Dobsonian Telescope and Color CCD Camera

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Former SAS President Denis Janky is a long-time visual observer who has been dabbling with astrophotography since early 2014. He uses a Mallincam Universe color CCD camera with an Obsession dobsonian ... more

  • OCT
    21

    The Next Discovery Mission

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    What do you think should be NASA's next destination for exploration of the Solar System: Venus, a metallic asteroid, or a tour of the Trojan asteroids? On September 30th, NASA announced the five finalists ... more

  • SEP
    16

    Alternative Rock(s): Plans for Finding Earth-like Exoplanets

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    For the last two decades, planet searches have been largely designed to determine the number of planets in the galaxy and their sizes in a statistical sense. At present, a transition is underway towards ... more

  • AUG
    19

    Sibling Rivalry in Massive Stars

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    UW astronomy graduate and lecturer Breanna Binder will provide an overview of single star stellar evolution, and then discuss how massive stars in binary systems evolve differently from single stars. Some ... more