Announcements

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-04-13 posted 4 days ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Apr 13, 2021, 07:15 PM. Please join us via Zoom!

  • Phil Plait Presentation at 6 PM Today

    posted about 1 month ago

    Members log in for link at 6 PM. Guests please log in at 6:30 PM at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82181996010. Hope you can join us!

  • Join us for Phil Plait this Wednesday!

    posted about 1 month ago

    Join us THIS WEDNESDAY @ 6 PM for SAS members (6:30 for general public) as we welcome Dr. Phil Plait presenting, "Strange New Worlds"! We will have some Q & A time to ask Phil questions as well. Check out Phil in his element as you can experience his amazing and free PBS CrashCourse Astronomy series 🙂 https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0rHUDWjR5gg Presentation info: https://www.seattleastro.org/events/1196 

  • March Bright Sky Digest!

    posted about 1 month ago

    Link: https://mailchi.mp/seattleastro/march-2021-bright-sky-digest This month we are excited to be celebrating Women's History Month with a column featuring Vera Rubin and her profound impact to the field of astronomy. In our monthly Stargazing in Seattle article, Bob tells us the best ways to observe the "Golden Gate of the Ecliptic". Furthermore, we are excited and honored to have Dr. Phil Plait present at our monthly meeting "Strange New Worlds" discussing the search for exoplanets and comparing them to Earth.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-03-09 posted about 1 month ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Mar 09, 2021, 07:15 PM. Please come join us via Zoom!

  • Watch the SAS Banquet on YouTube!

    posted about 2 months ago

    THANK YOU to the 130 attendees at our annual banquet! We are also launching our new SAS YouTube page with the recording of the fun event held this past Saturday! (2/13) Watch here: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AloV2bA6Gr4 You can watch the whole program or skip to your favorite segments from the description below the video. It was a wonderful night of learning, laughter, and community! - SAS Banquet Team

  • SAS Banquet Registration Last Call

    posted 2 months ago

    Hi friends, just a reminder to register for Saturday's Annual Banquet! (4-6:30 PM) Laugh a little, learn a little, and find community. - SAS Banquet Team, Register: https://www.seattleastro.org/banquet 

  • February Newsletter - Bright Sky Digest

    posted 2 months ago

    This February we celebrate Black History Month with a profile of Dr. Mae C Jemison, the first black woman in the astronaut program. Don't forget to register soon for our Annual Banquet on Saturday, February 13th! If you'd like to sign-up for our newsletter, please email publicity@seattleastro.org. Newsletter Link: 

    https://mailchi.mp/seattleastro/february-2021-bright-sky-digest

  • New Member & Volunteering Info Session THIS THURSDAY @ 6:30 PM

    posted 3 months ago

    This Thursday @ 6:30 PM, a reminder for our first New Member & Volunteering Info Session of 2021! Please join in as we'll get a chance to learn about ways to get involved in a very chill get together and presentation. Hope to make some new friends. https://www.seattleastro.org/events/1187 

  • Katie Stack Morgan Presentation Recording

    posted 3 months ago

    Thank you for such a good turnout for this very engaging presentation! If you missed Dr. Morgan's presentation on the upcoming Mars Persevance Rover mission, you can watch the recording here: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/fKzU3PJyqdk30cA2U8usfXTm5JEX8mSbeuU8VhyjUbo_vlFWfn4ng7sVq7NO1B-m.77xmR7kzjqtxnLEj Passcode: ?e0P2aUj  Thank you! - SAS

  • Meeting Recording (1/20) for Seeking Signs of Ancient Life in Jezero Crater with the Mars Perseverance Rover

    Event on 2021-01-20 posted 3 months ago

    Introduction/Presentation/Q&A: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/fKzU3PJyqdk30cA2U8usfXTm5JEX8mSbeuU8VhyjUbo_vlFWfn4ng7sVq7NO1B-m.77xmR7kzjqtxnLEj Passcode: ?e0P2aUj

  • The Return of "Bright Sky Digest" to SAS

    posted 3 months ago

    We are please to share our first monthly newsletter of 2021! https://mailchi.mp/seattleastro/january-2021-bright-sky-digest We will look to continually expand the newsletter to incorporate different SAS happenings. All members should be receiving the newsletter the first Monday of every month. If not, please check your spam folders and for gmail users, check your 'social' or 'promotions' folders. Contact publicity@seattleastro.org for any questions.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2020-12-08 posted 4 months ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Dec 08, 2020, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us via Zoom!  Come learn tips and tricks for planetary imaging, just in time for the Jupiter/Saturn Conjunction!

  • Astronomical League (AL) Award

    posted 4 months ago

    Congratulations to SAS member Yu-Hang Kuo for earning the Astronomical League Lunar I Observing Program award. This is the 6th AL award for Yu-Hang!

    The Astronomical League provides many different Observing Programs. These Observing Programs are designed to provide a direction for your observations and to provide a goal. The Observing Programs have certificates and pins to recognize the observers’ accomplishments and for demonstrating their observing skills with a variety of instruments and objects.

    Find more information here: https://www.astroleague.org/observing.html

  • New SAS Board Members

    posted 5 months ago

    Congratulations to new Board members; President – Aaron Yoon, VP Activities – Soni Rao, and VP Publicity – Alison Alexsy. They join returning Board members; VP Education – David Ingram, VP Membership – Stan Dyck, Secretary Mary Anderson, and Treasurer – David Hoover. Thanks to departing Board members John McLaren and Wendy Froggett.