Announcements

  • Cancellation for Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Event on 2015-05-16 over 7 years ago

    This Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for May 16, 2015, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Astrophotography Field Workshop

    Event on 2015-05-15 over 7 years ago

    This Astrophotography Field Workshop (astrophotography event) scheduled for May 15, 2015, 06:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Goldendale Star Party dates for 2015

    over 7 years ago



    We are pleased to announce that we are having two Goldendale star parties this year! The dates for the SAS 2015 members-only annual star party at Brooks Memorial State Park, 12 miles north of Goldendale, WA, will be July 17, 18, 19 and September 11, 12, 13.

    Click here for more information.

  • SAS President Jeff Dunn has resigned

    over 7 years ago

    SAS President Jeffrey Dunn has announced his resignation from the SAS Board. The Board has appointed VP of Activities Chris Laurel to replace Jeff as Interim President until the board elections in November.  We thank Jeff for his service, dedication, and hard work during his time with SAS and wish him the best.

  • Reminder for Space Night at the Museum of Flight

    Event on 2015-05-07 over 7 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Space Night at the Museum of Flight (outreach event) is scheduled for May 07, 2015, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for Equipment and Optics Workshop

    Event on 2015-05-02 over 7 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Equipment and Optics Workshop (workshops event) is scheduled for tomorrow, May 02, 2015, 02:00 PM. Please come and join us!

  • Cancellation for Green Lake Star Party

    Event on 2015-04-25 over 7 years ago

    This Green Lake Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Apr 25, 2015, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to a forecast of inclement weather, including possible showers and thunder storms.

  • We Have a Winner!

    over 7 years ago


    Congratulations, Andy Ermolli, for winning our first seasonal Astrophotography Contest! His photo of M 81 will make a dazzling cover photo for our social media. Thank you, contestants and voters, for participating!

  • Reminder for Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Event on 2015-04-18 over 7 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) is scheduled for Apr 18, 2015, 08:00 PM. Not only is the weather forecast for clear skies, tonight, but it's also New Moon, providing the added benefit of optimal, dark-sky viewing! Please come out and join us! (SAS members, only)

  • Astrophotography Contest Entries Now on Our Facebook Page

    over 7 years ago

    We have received 6 entries for our Spring Astrophotography Contest. Please go to our Facebook page to vote for your favorite. The entry with the most "Like" clicks, by next Saturday, will be our Facebook and Twitter cover photos for the season. Entries received, after today, will be included in our Summer edition of the contest. To go to our Facebook page, click on the Facebook logo on the top right of this page. Thank you for participating. Good luck, contestants!

  • Reminder for What is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas

    Event on 2015-04-15 over 7 years ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the What is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas (general meetings event) is scheduled for Apr 15, 2015, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us in celebration of 100 years since Einstein published his theory of relativity!

  • One More Day for What is Relativity? An Intuitive Introduction to Einstein’s Ideas

    Event on 2015-04-15 over 7 years ago

    Only one more spin of the Earth, and we get to hear Dr. Bennett give us his spin on Relativity! Come join us!

  • SAS Astrophotography Contest Deadline Extended to April 17

    over 7 years ago

    We are extending the deadline for entering our Astrophotography Contest by one week, to April 17. We will put the entries on Facebook the following week, for everyone to vote for their favorite, and put the winning entry on our social media cover photos on April 25. Thanks for participating and best of luck!

  • Astrophotography Contest Deadline Approaching

    over 7 years ago

    We have changed the deadline for entering our Astrophotography Contest to April 17.
    Check your email for contest details or contact Richard Gruver, VP of Publicity, at publicity@seattleastro.org for more info.


    Thanks and best of luck!
    Richard Gruver
    VP of Publicity

  • SAS Astrophotography Contest

    over 7 years ago

    Horsehead Nebula

    We are having an astrophotography contest exclusively for our members. The winning entry will be our Facebook and Twitter cover photos for the season. Check on our Facebook page after April 10 to vote for the winner. Be sure to check the email address you gave us, when you signed up to be an SAS member, for more details. (You may have to check your "junk mail" folder.)

    Good luck!
    Richard Gruver
    SAS VP of Publicity
    publicity@seattleastro.org