Announcements

  • Cancellation for Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Event on 2019-08-31 posted over 1 year ago

    This Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 31, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Goldendale Star Party

    posted over 1 year ago

    Enjoy this dark sky star party by keeping it dark. Please arrive BEFORE dark! Entering the group campground after dark is hazardous to people and equipment set up throughout the group campground. Car lights after dark disrupt observers’ night vision and astrophotography. Check this DOT website for construction delays on I90 and I82 https://www.wsdot.wa.gov/Projects/I90/whatshappening.htm Thanks!

  • Cancellation for Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Event on 2019-08-24 posted over 1 year ago

    This Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 24, 2019, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Call for Astro Imagers for Sip & Stargaze at Oxbow Farm

    Event on 2019-08-23 posted over 1 year ago

    The SAS is considering the Oxbow Farms location as a site for future public and nearby Astro-imaging activities. All SAS volunteers participating in this event are urged to take wife-field and deep-sky pictures. After the event please turn in comments, site evaluations and images to D. Ingram. Be advised that the site is near the Snoqualmie River and dew may be an issue.

  • Cancellation for Green Lake Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-08-10 posted over 1 year ago

    This Green Lake Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 10, 2019, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Green River Natural Resource Area Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-08-10 posted over 1 year ago

    This Green River Natural Resource Area Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 10, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Paramount School Park Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-08-10 posted over 1 year ago

    This Paramount School Park Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 10, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Event on 2019-08-09 posted over 1 year ago

    This Public Star Party at Covington Community Park (star party event) scheduled for Aug 09, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2019-08-13 posted over 1 year ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Aug 13, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    Wayne Hixson will be introducing us to the image capture program Voyager.  Come check out this cool tool for capturing images seamlessly while you sleep :).

  • Free NASA Webinar

    posted over 1 year ago

    Join the NASA Night Sky Network on Thursday, July 25, 2019 at 6pm Pacific time to hear Hal Levison share with us the plans for the Lucy mission to study the Trojan asteroids. You must be a registered member of the Night Sky Network (which is free) to watch and ask questions. If you are not yet a NSN member, email president@seattleastro.org and we will send you an invitation to join the other SAS members on NSN.

  • Reminder for Photographing the Moon with the SAS APSIG

    Event on 2019-07-17 posted over 1 year ago

    This is a reminder that the Photographing the Moon with the SAS APSIG (general meetings event) is scheduled for Jul 17, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • SAS Members in the News

    posted almost 2 years ago

    Several SAS members are featured in the Seattle Times article, "Members of the Seattle Astronomical Society train their eyes on the skies — and they'll let you peek through their telescopes, too" Read it here: https://www.seattletimes.com/pacific-nw-magazine/members-of-the-seattle-astronomical-society-train-their-eyes-on-the-skies-and-theyll-let-you-peek-through-their-telescopes-too/

  • Cancellation for Green River Natural Resource Area Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-07-06 posted almost 2 years ago

    This Green River Natural Resource Area Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Jul 06, 2019, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • Cancellation for Green Lake Public Star Party

    Event on 2019-07-06 posted almost 2 years ago

    This Green Lake Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Jul 06, 2019, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.  The Clear Sky Chart shows 80 to 90 percent cloud cover for the hours of the star party.

  • Cancellation for Paramount Park School Star Party

    Event on 2019-07-06 posted almost 2 years ago

    This Paramount Park School Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Jul 06, 2019, 09:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.