• Shift to following week for SAS Member Show & Tell

    Event on 2021-07-28 13 days 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 20 days 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

    2 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

  • Bright Sky Digest!

    5 months ago

    Link: 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!

    6 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: 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

  • February Newsletter - Bright Sky Digest

    6 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 Newsletter Link:

  • Katie Stack Morgan Presentation Recording

    6 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: 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 6 months ago

    Introduction/Presentation/Q&A: Passcode: ?e0P2aUj

  • The Return of "Bright Sky Digest" to SAS

    7 months ago

    We are please to share our first monthly newsletter of 2021! 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 for any questions.

  • Astronomical League (AL) Award

    8 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:

  • New SAS Board Members

    8 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.

  • Reminder for SAS Member meeting - Chandra and the Invisible Universe

    Event on 2020-11-18 9 months ago

    SAS Member meeting - Chandra and the Invisible Universe (general meetings event) is scheduled for Nov 18, 2020, Earlier start time! 6pm social, 6:30pm presentation, Board elections following.

  • SAS November Member Meeting and Board Election

    9 months ago

    The SAS November Membership meeting will start 1 hour earlier than normal. The meeting is Wednesday the 18th. Social time starts at 6pm, meeting starts at 6:30pm. This early start time is to accommodate our speaker Dr. Jonathan McDowell presenting “Chandra and the Invisible Universe.”

    Board elections will be at the end of the meeting. Nominations are accepted during the meeting, however, that person must agree to the nomination. The current nominees are:

    President – Aaron Yoon

    VP Activities – Soni Rao

    VP Education – David Ingram

    VP Membership – Stan Dyck

    VP Publicity – Alison Alexsy

    Secretary – Mary Anderson

    Treasurer – David Hoover

    The nominating committee recommends waiving the two-term limit for D. Ingram, M. Anderson, and D. Hoover.

  • Reminder for "Under One Sky" IDA Virtual Conference

    Event on 2020-11-13 9 months ago

    "Under One Sky" IDA Virtual Conference (special event) is scheduled to begin Nov 13, 2020, 01:00 PM. Events continue on Saturday.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2020-11-10 9 months ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Nov 10, 2020, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!