General Meetings Events

Night Sky Network Explained

Night sky network

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Feb 19, 2020 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Feb 19, 2020 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Dave Prosper

Location: Physics/Astronomy Auditorium (PAA), Room A102, Seattle, Washington

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

Dave Prosper from The Night Sky Network will be doing a remote demonstration of the functionality of NASA's Night Sky Network and how it can be used by members. 

The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a name tag to help everyone get to know you better. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, followed by the lecture. 

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  • FEB
    19

    Night Sky Network Explained

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Dave Prosper from The Night Sky Network will be doing a remote demonstration of the functionality of NASA's Night Sky Network and how it can be used by members. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a ... more

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  • DEC
    18

    Building Spectrographs to measure the Dark Universe

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Please join us for a talk by UW Professor Sarah Tuttle about "Building Spectrographs to measure the Dark Universe." The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a name tag to help everyone get to know you ... more

  • NOV
    20

    Apollo 12

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Please join us for our continued celebration of Apollo 50 with UW Professor Toby Smith. Professor Smith will be speaking with us about the Apollo 12 mission on the 50th anniversary of the return launch. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, ... more

  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    This month's topic is "Puzzles in Galaxy Evolution" by Professor Charles Louis Steinhardt professor at the Cosmic Dawn Center, part of the Niels Bohr Institute (University of Copenhagen). Professor Steinhardt will discuss some of the recent advances in galaxy evolution and some of the things that, as a result, we have discovered we really don’t understand about how galaxies are assembled in the early Universe The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior ... more

  • SEP
    18

    Mapping The Moon

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    On the way to the Moon landings, early photographic techniques, maps and charts showed humans how to get there and where they might like to walk around. Tom Reese will share images collected by his dad, who helped create them more than 50 years ago, and will invite conversation in the hope of adding to our collective memory. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New ... more

  • AUG
    21

    The Origin Story of the Moon

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Solar System Ambassador John McLaren will present the work of Dr. Julien Salmon on the leading hypothesis regarding the origin of the Moon. We will see the results from state-of-the-art computer models that allow testing this hypothesis. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All ... more