Announcements

  • Cancellation for Paramount Park Star Party

    Event on 2021-12-04 3 days ago

    This Paramount Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Dec 04, 2021, 04:30 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    We'll keep you posted if we can try and sneak in another date that cooperates! 

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-11-09 27 days ago

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

  • 2022 Board Nominations Are Open! for How To Volunteer with Outreach

    about 1 month ago

    The SAS Board elections are coming up in November. We, the nomination committee, are asking our members to consider volunteering to stand for one of the 7 positions. The Board will meet on November 10 to assemble the slate of candidates. Please consider attending if you would like to get involved. If you would like to know more about the board positions, please email Wendy at outreach@seattleastro.org

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-10-12 about 2 months ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Oct 12, 2021, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • The Return of the Paramount Park Star Party

    about 2 months ago

    Please join us TONIGHT for some October Star Parties! We are excited to bring back one of our favorite Star Parties with the return of the Paramount Park Star Party in nearby Shoreline. In trying to be more flexible to accommodate for weather, the return of our Paramount Park Star Party has been moved up a day. Click here for details. 
     
    Closer to the South End? Perhaps check out the Covington Park Star Party! Click here for details.
     
    We will have a fun opportunity to witness Jupiter's Great Red Spot as well as observing Saturn Rings and deep sky objects. (As always, this event is weather dependent so please check if the weather turns)
     
    We hope to see both new and old friends as we welcome the Fall season!

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-09-14 3 months ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Sep 14, 2021, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Cancellation for Paramount Park Star Party

    Event on 2021-09-11 3 months ago

    This Paramount Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Sep 11, 2021, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to heavy cloud cover. We will look to announce an alternate date shortly. Thank you and please check back. Hope to see you soon!

  • Cancellation for Covington Park Star Gazing

    Event on 2021-09-10 3 months ago

    This Covington Park Star Gazing (outreach event) scheduled for Sep 10, 2021, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Event on 2021-09-04 3 months ago

    This Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Sep 04, 2021, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party

    Event on 2021-08-07 4 months ago

    This Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 07, 2021, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Shift to following week for SAS Member Show & Tell

    Event on 2021-07-28 5 months ago

    Hi everyone! Just a heads up that we are moving our monthly meeting to the same time next week in order to accomodate our presenters. (Wednesday, July 28th from 6:30-8 PM)

    We will be doing a "Show & Tell" where SAS Members who were at Goldendale this past June will quickly share some of their favorite images and go over both the fun and challenge of the process. We'll also be interacting and asking questions and we hope you can still join us!

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-07-13 5 months ago

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

  • Girl Scout Badge Workshops for How To Volunteer with Outreach

    7 months ago

    We are hosting Girl Scout Badge Workshops on an ongoing basis. We currently have high demand for these workshops so I'm looking for volunteers to present about various astronomy subjects. If you're interested in participating in a Girl Scout Workshop, please email Wendy at outreach@seattleastro.org

  • Bright Sky Digest!

    9 months 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.

  • Watch the SAS Banquet on YouTube!

    10 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