Announcements

  • Tonight is a Go! for Covington Park Star Party

    Event on 2022-03-04 4 months ago

    The weather is getting better by the hour so please join us tonight for a night of star gazing at Covington Park. Hope to see you there!

  • Register today! for 2022 SAS Banquet

    Event on 2022-03-19 4 months ago

    It's good to be back. It's been two years since we last came together and we hope you can join us for a night of astronomy, community, and celebration!

    Reserve your tickets now!

    We hope to welcome both new friends and longtime SAS members. Let's come together in community and create something special together.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2022-02-08 5 months ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Feb 08, 2022, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Cancellation for Covington Park Star Party

    Event on 2022-02-04 5 months ago

    This Covington Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Feb 04, 2022, 05:15 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Snoqualmie Point Park Star Party

    Event on 2022-01-29 5 months ago

    This Snoqualmie Point Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Jan 29, 2022, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2022-01-11 5 months ago

    This Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) scheduled for Jan 11, 2022, 07:15 PM is cancelled.  We will resume our normal meeting in February on Tuesday the 8th.

  • Cancellation for Covington Park Star Party

    Event on 2022-01-07 6 months ago

    This Covington Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Jan 07, 2022, 05:15 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.  The next Covington Park Star Party is 2/4/22 at 6PM..  See the Seattle Astronomial Society for all 2022 star parties and SAS events.

  • Going to the Planetarium

    6 months ago

    The Bonney Lake Chapter will be going to the Pierce College Science Dome in January as part of their Family Astronomy Night. The Science Dome upgraded all their projectors in the first half of December so the presentations should be even better. A Saturday is being chosen by the chapter members and they also get to choose which presentation they would like to see. Due to COVID restrictions only 30 people are allowed in the dome for each presentation. Email info@bonneylakeastro.org for more information.

  • Meet your new SAS Board

    6 months ago

    On November the 10th a new SAS Board was elected for 2022. The nominating committee went far and wide looking for people that were interested in committing their valuable time and energy to leading the club. Here are the result of the election.

    • President: Aaron Yoon (continuing)
    • VP Activities: Rayna Bauer
    • VP Education: David Ingram (continuing)
    • VP Membership: Alan Spurgeon
    • VP Publicity: Michelle Dallas
    • Secretary: Mary Anderson (continuing)
    • Treasurer: David Hoover (continuing)

     Thanks to everyone that showed up to vote in the elections and supporting this process.

    Not elected, but just as important, are these appointed positions. Thanks to these members that volunteer their time to add additional value to the SAS..

    • Equipment Managers: Bob Mulford & Darryn Lavery
    • Outreach Coordinator: Wendy Froggatt
    • Astronomical League Correspondent: David Hoover
    • Web Master: Ward W. Vuillemot

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2021-12-14 6 months ago

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

  • Cancellation for Paramount Park Star Party

    Event on 2021-12-04 7 months 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 8 months 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!

    8 months 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 9 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

    9 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!