General Meetings Events

Mapping The Moon

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Sep 18, 2019 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Sep 18, 2019 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Tom Reese

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

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 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. 

Shown in date ascending order.

  • SEP
    18

    Mapping The Moon

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • NOV
    20

    Apollo 12

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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. ... more

  • DEC
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • FEB
    19

    Night Sky Network Explained

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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, ... more

Shown in date descending order.

  • AUG
    21

    The Origin Story of the Moon

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    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 ... more

  • JUL
    17

    Photographing the Moon with the SAS APSIG

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    In July the SAS will be continuing our celebration of the 50th anaversarry of the Apollo moon landing. The Seattle Astronomical Society's Astrophotography Special Instrest group, lead by Matt Dahl and Jon ... more

  • JUN
    19

    Apollo 50

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for a celebration of Apollo 50 with NASA Solar System Ambassadors Dave Cuomo and Keith Krumm. They will share some excellent NASA material created for Apollo 50, (including an Apollo 50 ... more

  • MAY
    15

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    This general meeting will feature an update on the Curiosity Rover which was designed and launched to explore Mars as part of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission. New information about the planet Mars ... more

  • APR
    17

    The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope: The Realm of “Big Data” Astronomy

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Dr. Travis Rector, professor at the University of Alaska Anchorage who will be speaking with attendees about the The Large Synoptic Survey Telescope (LSST). The monthly general meeting is as ... more