Webfooted Astronomer

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March 2002

March Meeting: Research Opportunities at the Pine Mountain Observatory
In Memoriam, Ken Applegate
Ken Applegate Memorial Fund
From the President's Pen . . . Farewell, Ken
Upcoming Events
Help Stop Light Pollution
Minutes: Apolo? Oh No!
Calendar

February 2002

February Meeting: Bouncing Lasers Off the Moon
Fledgling Astronomical Society of Nepal Takes Off with SAS Help
Little Bear's Corner - In Praise of Small Telescopes
From the President's Pen . . .Washington's Best Places: Dark Clear Skies
Messier Marathon: Good Astronomy!
Monthly Star Parties Begin at Cromwell Park
Classifieds
Minutes: SAS Banquet: A "Bad" Time Was Had by All
Calendar

January 2002

January Meeting: Annual Banquet on January 26th
From the President's Pen . . . SAS Annual Report
Membership Renewal FAQ
Classifieds
Minutes: ISS-AT, the Amateur's Dream Telescope Come True
Calendar

December 2001

December Meeting: Diffraction Limited Astronomy on ISS
The 2001 Leonid Meteor Storm Down Under
Make Your Reservations Today!
From the President's Pen . . .Bad Astronomy
December Poo Poo Point Star Party Cancelled
Classifieds
Minutes: Outdoor Lighting-The Dark Side of Light Pollution
Calendar

November 2001

November Meeting: Preserving Our Dark Sky Heritage
Nighttime Lighting May be Hazardous to Your Health
Leonids-the Event of the Year?
Dark Skies Northwest Meetings To be Held Before SAS Meetings
From the President's Pen . . . The Good, the Bad and the Downright Ugly
SAS Elections at November Meeting
Correction
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Minutes: Was Chicken Little 25% Right?
Calendar

October 2001

October Meeting: Sloan Digital Sky Survey
Two Beautiful Conjunctions Separated by a Day of Tragedy
2002 SAS Board Nominations
From the President's Pen . . . Hope in the Face of Tragedy
Beginning Astronomy Meeting October 27
Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events
2002 Books and Calendars
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Minutes: Hooked on Gnomonics!
Calendar

September 2001

September Meeting: Ancient Astronomical Practices
The Poop on Poo Poo
From the President's Pen . . . In Search of Big Sky
Oregon Star Party 2001
Orion Nebula Star Party September 13-16
Seattle City Council Public Comment on Energy and Environment
Classifieds
Minutes: Hubble, Hubble, Toil and Trouble?
Calendar

August 2001

August Meeting: Exploring Hubble's Future
Table Mountain Tales
From the President's Pen . . . Speak Softly and Carry a Big Refractor; You Will See Far
Mobile Observatory Team Forming
Perseid Picnic at Poo Poo Point August 11
Orion Nebula Star Party September 13ñ16
Classifieds
Minutes: Thar's Fossils in Them Thar Rilles, Part II
Calendar

July 2001

July Meeting: Mary Ingersoll and SAS Board
An International Space Station Smorgasbord
Beginning Astronomy Meeting July 28
From the President's Pen . . . I Want It Now!!
Classifieds
Minutes: Of Stones and Stars
Calendar

June 2001

June Meeting: John Rudolph To Discuss Archeoastronomy at June Meeting
New Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Observing Site Opens to SAS Members
Star Party Dates Set for Tiger Mountain's Poo Poo Point
From the President's Pen . . . The Preamble of the Constitution of The SAS
Volunteers Make Astronomy Day and UW Open House a Success!
Minutes: Thar's Fossils in Them Mar Rilles, Part One
Classifieds
Calendar

May 2001

May Meeting: Gonzales Returns to SAS Meeting
"The Dish" is a Must-See Film for Astronomy Fans
UW Astronomy Open House May 12, SAS Volunteers Needed
Seattleastro.org: New Web Address for SAS
Mars - Spring's "First Light"
From the President's Pen . . . How I Spent My Summer Vacation
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Minutes: Is the Mars Society Full of Hot Air?
Calendar

April 2001

April Meeting: Barnstorming Mars
From the President's Pen . . . Marvin's Martian Maggot
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Keeping Track of Your Good Deeds
SAS Appoints George Melendez Trustee
University of Washington Selected to Join NASA Astrobiology Institute
Paramount Park Closes for Construction
Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events
Minutes: Double Your Pleasure, Double Your Sun
Calendar

March 2001

March Meeting: Albert Linnell,Visiting Scholar
The Messier Experience
Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Access
Get Ready for Astronomy Day
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
From the President's Pen . . .
Correction
Minutes: Astrophotography
Calendar

February 2001

February Meeting: Keith Allred, Astrophoto SIG
"SOLARMAX": Tribute to Our Sun Packs an Emotional Punch
Project ASTRO Recruiting for 2001-2002 School Year
Kah-nee-ta Messier Marathon: The Comfortable Star Party
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
From the President's Pen . . .
Cool Links
Minutes: Out of This World Banquet!
Calendar

January 2001

SAS Annual Banquet January 13
From the President's Pen . . .
First Annual Dark Skies Northwest Regional Meeting a Huge Success!
Annual SAS Awards Banquet Registration
Board Meeting Minutes
Hands-On Universe Project Seeking Volunteers
Minutes: I Saw the Light (Not!)
Calendar

December 2000

December Meeting: IDA Director Talks to SAS
Aspects of Special Relativity
No Recount NecessaryóSAS Elects 2001 Board of Directors
Annual SAS Awards Banquet
Randy's Ramblings: 2000óA Great Year for the SAS
SAS Loaner Scopes Available to Members
Minutes: Mini-Magnetosphere Plasma Propulsion
Classifieds
Calendar

November 2000

November Meeting: Dr. Robert Winglee
The Story of L-DEF
Dark Sky Northwest Regional Meeting Dec. 2
Annual SAS Awards Banquet
Forget Gore and BushóVote for New SAS Officers at November Meeting
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Randy's Ramblings:Board Nominations
2001 Book and Calendar Order Form
How Much Water Is Needed to Run a Light Bulb?
New SAS Aurora Phone List
Minutes: Cataclysmic Variables
Calendar

October 2000

October Meeting: Dr. Paula Szkody
OSP: Report from Star-Party Poopers
Imaging the Sky 2000 in Salem, Ore., Nov. 3
Dark Skies Northwest
Tiger Mountain Opening to SAS Members
Randy's Ramblings:A Not So Blind Date with Orion
Anarchy Anyone? All BoardPositions Open for 2001
New Astronomers Meeting November 4
New Books/Calendar Coordinator Needed
Minutes: Galactic Habitable Zones
Calendar

September 2000

September Meeting: Extra-Solar Planetary Systems
The Northern Lights: The Science Behind the Sights
Table Mountain Reflections
Cool Links
Randy's Ramblings: A New Board for a New Millennium
Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events!
Minutes: Show and Tell
Classifieds
Calendar

August 2000

August Meeting: The Table Mountain Star Party From Three Different Perspectives
Making Astronomy a Family Affair on Starlight
New Astronomers Meeting August 5
The Early Bird Gets the Great Lunar Eclipse
Pluto ñ the Maybe Planet
Randy's Ramblings: Stars Up! Lights Down!
Minutes: Show and Tell
Calendar

July 2000

July Meeting: Show and Tell
Interstellar Dust and Its Effect on Starlight
A Newcomer's Guide to the Table Mountain Star Party
Randy's Ramblings: July: The Eclipse Month
The Satellites of Summer
Cool Links
A Star Party That's Smaller Than Table and Closer Than OSP
Classifieds
Calendar

June 2000

June Meeting: A Pettinger-Guiley Observatory "Tour"
Trip Report: IDA Annual Meeting
A Table Mountain Tale
Randy's Ramblings: And the Survey Says . . .
Mark Your Calendar for These Upcoming Events
Cool Links
Minutes: A Table Mountain History
Classifieds
Calendar

May 2000

May Meeting: A Table Mountain Preview
How Do I Dew It?
Randy's Ramblings: A Tease of the Teaser
New Astronomers Meeting May 6
March: Rare Earth Authors Featured at UW Astronomy Open House
Volunteers Make Astronomy Day at Pacific Science Center a Success
SAS Library Now Online!
Directory Updates Needed
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Minutes: Northwest Weather
Calendar

February 2000

February Meeting: UW's Don Brownlee to Discuss Stardust
The Secrets of the Harvard Classification Revealed
Randy's Ramblings: Goings On in the SAS
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
March: The Messier Marathon Month
Dark Sky News: Dark Sky Committee Holds First Meeting
Spread the Wealth
Minutes: Good Food, Astrobiology and Prizes
Classifieds
Calendar

January 2000

January Meeting: Woody Sullivan to Discuss Astrobiology at SAS Annual Awards Banquet
SAS Files as Interested Party in Sky Beam Appeal
Randy's Ramblings: A New Year's Reflection
SAS Messier Marathon March 11
A Really Great Lunar Eclipse
Annual SAS Awards Banquet
Lunar Eclipse Star Party in Kingston
UW Faculty Lecture Features Bruce Margon on Cosmic Recycling
Minutes: Light Pollution
Classifieds
Calendar

December 1999

December Meeting: UW's Don Brownlee to Discuss Stardust at December Meeting
Leonids: Lemonds or Storm?
Welcome 2000 SAS Board
Randy's Ramblings: My Vision for the SAS
SAS Members in Last-Ditch Effort to Prevent Space Needle's Sky Beam
Annual SAS Awards Banquet
Minutes: Astronomer Tales, the Moon, and an Eclipse
Classifieds

November 1999

November Meeting: Some of Our Own Featured at November Meeting
Great Sky Events in November
UW Astronomy Department Colloquia
Vote on Slate of New Officers at November Meeting
New Astronomers Meeting December 5
Annual SAS Awards Banquet
2000 Book and Calendar Order Form
Act Now to Prevent Space Needle's Sky Beam
Minutes: The Wonder of Eclipses
Classifieds

October 1999

October Meeting: Ken Croswell to Discuss The Magnificent Universe at October SAS Meeting
A September OSP
Tutuimosi in Tokat, Turkey
Vote on Annual Banquet Menu at October SAS Meeting
2000 Book and Calendar Order Form
Minutes: The Wonder of Eclipses

September 1999

September Meeting: No More Solar Eclipses?
Sonnenfinsternis in Bavaria
Imaging the Sky '99
Despite Rain, Eclipse Parties Go On
Better Luck in Reims
70 Seconds of Totality
Minutes: Ancient Petroglyphs
Classifieds

August 1999

August Meeting: Learn How Ancient Cultures Viewed the Night Sky at the August SAS Meeting
AstroCon 99--A Good Show!
Bus Tour to Mars
SOFIA: An Opportunity for Amateur Astronomers and Teachers
Mt. Kobau Star Party: A Table Mountain Alternative
Classifieds
Minutes: Globular Clusters
Calendar

July 1999

July Meeting: Learn How Ancient Cultures Viewed the Night Sky at the August SAS Meeting
Unique Scopes Featured at Riverside
Cerro Paranal's VLTs Revolutionize Observational Astronomy
New Astronomers Meeting July 17
Don't Miss Out! AstroCon 99 in Spokane This Month!
Classifieds
Calling All Volunteers for This Year's Table Mountain Star Party
Minutes: Gobular Clusters

June 1999

June Meeting: UW's Tom Quinn to Discuss Globular Cluster Dynamics at Next SAS Meeting
The Making of a White Dwarf
Sky and Telescope Raises Club Subscription Rates
Cool Links
Don't Miss Out! AstroCon 99 in Spokane This Month!
Classifieds
Minutes: Telescope Makers, Astronomical League

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