Announcements

  • Cancellation for Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Event on 2019-02-23 posted 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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 8 months 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!