Announcements

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-03-12 posted about 2 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Mar 12, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    Stephanie Pahl Anderson will be sharing her experiences with the new RASA8!

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-03-12 posted about 2 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Mar 12, 2019, 07:00 PM.  Stephanie Anderson will be discussing her experiences with the new Celestron RASA 8-inch. Please come out and join us!

    PLEASE NOTE: The meeting is at 7:00PM.  Right now pending Daylight Saving Time switching is causing the meeting to show that it is beginning at 8pm.  I'm working to update that, but the meeting BEGINS at 7:00PM.

  • Cancellation for Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Event on 2019-02-23 posted about 2 years ago

    This Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Feb 23, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Stargazing in Seattle - Crescent Moon with Morning Planets

    posted about 2 years ago

    On the morning of February 27, a waning crescent moon (23 days old, 39% illuminated) is in the south near Jupiter at dawn. Two days later, on March 1, a thin crescent moon (21% illuminated) will be near Saturn at dawn. On the following morning, (March 2) the crescent moon will be within a few degrees of Venus at dawn.

  • Stargazing in Seattle - Mercury in the Evening

    posted about 2 years ago

    On Tuesday February 26, Mercury reaches greatest elongation. The is the best evening appearance for 2019. Look for Mercury low in the western sky after dusk (civil twilight is 6:20 PM and Mercury sets at 7:29 PM). Mercury is bright (magnitude -0.6) and should be visible for more than a week before and after the date of greatest elongation.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-02-19 posted about 2 years ago

    This is just one last friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

     

     

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-02-19 posted about 2 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us! This is the makeup meeting for last Tuesday’s cancellation due to snow. Come learn some best practices for troubleshooting your gear in the field! I hope to see you there!

  • Cancellation for Green Lake Star Party

    Event on 2019-02-16 posted about 2 years ago

    This Green Lake Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Feb 16, 2019, 06:00 PM is canceled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Paramount School Park Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-02-16 posted about 2 years ago

    This Paramount School Park Public Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Feb 16, 2019, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-02-19 posted over 2 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Feb 19, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    I've managed to get the event rescheduled with the Museum for next week (Tuesday, Feb 19).  I look forward to seeing everyone there!

  • Stargazing in Seattle - Venus and the Moon in Mid February

    posted over 2 years ago

    On Monday February 18 (President’s Day), Venus will be 1 degree above and to the left of Saturn in the early morning sky. Venus rises at 5:03 AM and will climb to almost twelve degrees above the southeastern horizon by dawn (civil twilight ends at 6:37 AM). Full moon occurs on the following day (Tuesday February 19) and will be the closest and largest apparent diameter moon of 2019 (popularly known as a “supermoon”).

  • Cancellation for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-02-12 posted over 2 years ago

    This Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) scheduled for Feb 12, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    I am attempting to reschedule this event for next week, but haven't heard back from the Museum yet.  If I can't reschedule it for then, it will be moved to April's meeting.  I'll post to the calendar as soon as we have a make-up date.  Stay safe and warm everyone!  

  • Cancellation for Public Star Party at Green River Natural Resource Area

    Event on 2019-02-09 posted over 2 years ago

    This Public Star Party at Green River Natural Resource Area (star party event) scheduled for Feb 09, 2019, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Event on 2019-02-08 posted over 2 years ago

    This Public Star Party at Covington Community Park (star party event) scheduled for Feb 08, 2019, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Public Star Party at Normandy Park, City Hall Park

    Event on 2019-02-08 posted over 2 years ago

    This Public Star Party at Normandy Park, City Hall Park (star party event) scheduled for Feb 08, 2019, 07:30 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.