Announcements

  • Reminder for Green Lake Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-03-16 posted 3 months ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Green Lake Public Star Party (outreach event) is scheduled for Mar 16, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!  The sky isn't too great at the moment, but the national forecast is for "decreasing clouds."  The Clear Sky chart on this SAS Website supports that forecast by showing a decreasing percentage of cloud cover: 7:00 p.m. 10%, 8:00 p.m. 20%, 9:00 10%, 10:00 Clear, 11:00 Clear, 12:00 a.m. Clear. If there is a change, that fact will be posted here first, so check before you go.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-03-12 posted 3 months 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 3 months 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 4 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 4 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.