Workshops Events

Shown in date descending order.

  • NOV

    Understanding Telescopes

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    This workshop will cover basic concepts needed for choosing and using telescope, eyepieces, and star charts. A secondary purpose of this workshop is to provide an opportunity for both new and established ... more

  • JUN

    All About Telescopes

    Sat at 02:00 PM SAS Members Only

    SAS Workshop on Buying and Using Telescopes. Please register by sending an email to with your name. Saturday afternoon, June 18th, at Theodore Jacobsen Observatory (TJO) on the UW ... more

  • MAR

    Stargazing and the City - The Basics

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    An observing skills workshop aimed at helping new and intermediate observers learn and understand the sky.

  • JAN

    Stargazing from the City Workshop: Theodor Jacosen Observatory

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    This event, originally scheduled for January 24, 2016, 2:00 p.m. and then canceled, has now been rescheduled for the original date, Sunday, January 24, 2016, 2:00 p.m., at the Theodor Jacobsen Observatory. ... more

  • MAY

    Equipment and Optics Workshop

    Sat at 02:00 PM Open to Public

    This workshop covers fundamental concepts necessary to obtain the best performance from your telescope and accessories. Topics include:- Understanding Eyepieces- Eye Relief Demonstration- Resolution and ... more