Announcements

  • Help Globe at Night with your observations!

    posted 3 months ago

    Calling all SAS members. Can you help make an astronomical observation from home by August 19th?

    The Globe at Night program is an international citizen-science campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution by inviting citizen-scientists to measure their night sky brightness and submit their observations from a computer or smart phone.

    This month’s targets are the constellations Cygnus and Hercules. You can find details here: https://www.globeatnight.org/5-steps.php

  • Cancellation for Goldendale Star Party

    Event on 2020-09-16 posted 4 months ago

    This Goldendale Star Party (goldendale star party event) scheduled for Sep 16, 2020, 02:30 PM is cancelled. Due to Covid-19 concerns, Washington State Parks is closing the group campground until 2021.

  • Reminder for Astronomy on Tap - The Last Stargazers

    Event on 2020-08-06 posted 4 months ago

    Astronomy on Tap - The Last Stargazers (special event is scheduled for Aug 06, 2020, 08:00 PM

     

  • Reminder for TAS General Meeting - Visual Astronomy

    Event on 2020-08-04 posted 4 months ago

    TAS General Meeting - Visual Astronomy (special event) is scheduled for Aug 04, 2020, 07:30 PM

  • Reminder for Comet Neowise Virtual Star Party

    Event on 2020-07-24 posted 4 months ago

    Comet Neowise Virtual Star Party (special event) is scheduled for Jul 24, 2020, 05:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for NSN Webinar: Solar Orbiter: A joint ESA/NASA mission

    Event on 2020-07-23 posted 4 months ago

    NSN Webinar: Solar Orbiter: A joint ESA/NASA mission (special event) is scheduled for Jul 23, 2020, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Cancellation for Green Lake Public Star Party

    Event on 2020-07-25 posted 4 months ago

    This Green Lake Public Star Party (outreach event) scheduled for Jul 25, 2020, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to restrictions on official SAS star party group sizes because of Covid 19.  Consider, as a replacement, the NEOWISE Comet for private, individual, or solitary observing while it is closest to earth on July 22 and visible in the NW below Ursa Major from North America for about the next month.  It won't return for 6,800 years!

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2020-07-14 posted 4 months ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Jul 14, 2020, 07:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for A Day in the Life of the Deep Space Network

    Event on 2020-07-09 posted 5 months ago

    A Day in the Life of the Deep Space Network (on-line special event) is scheduled for Jul 09, 2020, 07:00 PM

  • Reminder for Visual Astronomy 101

    Event on 2020-06-17 posted 5 months ago

    Visual Astronomy 101 (general meetings event) is scheduled for Jun 17, 2020, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for A Revolution In Commercial Space Development: The Next 42 Months

    Event on 2020-06-16 posted 5 months ago

    A Revolution In Commercial Space Development: The Next 42 Months (special event) is scheduled for Jun 16, 2020, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for BEAS Membership Meeting with speaker Emily Levesque

    Event on 2020-06-11 posted 6 months ago

    BEAS Membership Meeting with speaker Emily Levesque (special event) is scheduled for Jun 11, 2020, 06:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for Behind the Spacecraft – Live Q&A

    Event on 2020-06-11 posted 6 months ago

    Behind the Spacecraft – Live Q&A (special event) is scheduled for Jun 11, 2020, 01:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for Live Deep Sky Tour - McDonald Observatory

    Event on 2020-06-09 posted 6 months ago

    Live Deep Sky Tour - McDonald Observatory (special event) is scheduled for Jun 09, 2020, 08:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Cancellation for AoT Seattle - The Greatest Movie of All Time

    Event on 2020-06-11 posted 6 months ago

    This AoT Seattle - The Greatest Movie of All Time (special event) scheduled for Jun 11, 2020, 08:00 PM is cancelled.