General Meetings Events

Stephen Ruhl: Battle Point Astronomical Society's Edwin Ritchie Observatory

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

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

Speaker: Stephen Ruhl

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Stephen Ruhl from the Battle Point Astronomical Association, who will speak with attendees about the Edwin Ritchie Observatory, planetarium, and some of the other opporrtunities that their club has open to the public. 

Shown in date descending order.

  • MAY

    Exploring the Universe with WorldWide Telescope

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    WorldWide Telescope is free astronomy software from Microsoft Research that you can use to plan observations, control a telescope, explore astronomical data sets, or create custom tours for educational ... more

  • APR

    What is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Have you ever been curious about Einstein's theory of relativity? Almost everyone has heard of it, but few people know much about it or realize its critical importance to our modern understanding of the ... more

  • MAR

    Three Years as a National Park Service VIP "Volunteer in Park" for Astronomy

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    As well as being some of the most scenic places in the world, many of the US National Parks are also dark sky oases. Visitors are awed by starry vistas that are have become unfamiliar in our light polluted ... more

  • FEB

    Year of the Dwarf Planet

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    2015 will go down as the "Year of the Dwarf Planet" with unmanned spacecraft from Earth visiting the first discovered dwarf planets, Ceres and Pluto. Along with the investigations by Rosetta at Comet 67P ... more

  • DEC

    If We Can't See Black Holes, How Do We Know They Exist?

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Perhaps you have heard that even light cannot escape the extraordinary gravitational pull of a black hole. Normally, the absence of observable light is not something astronomers would be happy about, but ... more