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SAS Monthly Meeting

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Nov 17, 2021 (Wed) at 10:30 AM to Nov 17, 2021 (Wed) at 12:00 PM

Speaker: TBD

Event Coordinator: Aaron Yoon (he/him)

Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other.

We normally meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium but are temporarily meeting over Zoom. We have a tentative plans for resuming in-person monthly gatherings in September pending regulations and safety.

As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members and the public. We hope to see you online and/or in-person soon!

TOPIC: TBD

Members log in for link at 6:30 PM. Public log in at 7:00 PM: TBD

Questions? outreach@seattleastro.org

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  • NOV
    17

    SAS Monthly Meeting

    Wed at 10:30 AM
    Open to Public

    Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other. We normally meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium but are temporarily meeting over Zoom. We have a tentative plans for resuming in-person monthly gatherings in September pending regulations and safety. As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members ... more

    1 attending
  • DEC
    15

    SAS Monthly Meeting

    Wed at 10:30 AM
    Open to Public

    Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other. We normally meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium but are temporarily meeting over Zoom. We have a tentative plans for resuming in-person monthly gatherings in September pending regulations and safety. As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members ... more

    1 attending

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  • OCT
    20

    SAS Monthly Meeting

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other. We normally meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium but are temporarily meeting over Zoom. We have tentative plans for resuming in-person monthly gatherings in November, pending regulations and safety. As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members ... more

    9 attending
  • SEP
    22

    The Search for Exoplanets

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    TOPIC: Exoplanets Sujay Nair a Senior at Stanford Online High School will describe the methods of exoplanet detection, discuss his research, and provide some examples of his projects that were published at major astronomical conferences. Members and guests are welcome to join us here at 6:30 PM for social time followed by the presentation at 6:50 PM. Questions? outreach@seattleastro.org

    10 attending
  • AUG
    25

    Winners of the 2021 IDA "Capture the Dark" Astrophotography Contest

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    CONTEST JUDGE BY MARA LEITE | UK (Originally from Seattle) Mara Leite will describe her life path into astrophotography and will cover the problems of light pollution, the importance of, and opportunities presented by, astrophotography. She will describe how to use an astrophotography contest as a tool to help protect and restore vanishing dark skies and will cover how she personally endeavors to inspire the next generation of dark sky advocates and astronomers. Finally, Mara will ... more

    8 attending
  • JUL
    28

    SAS Member Show & Tell

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Join us this month as SAS members who were at our Goldendale Star Party in June will share some of their favorite astrophotography images along with some learning moments. SAS is a space for all-levels in using their telescopes and learning to image and we hope you can join us. Should be a fun, interactive time as we move closer to meeting in person again. We normally meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium but are temporarily meeting over Zoom. ... more

    3 months ago

    Shift to following week

    Hi everyone! Just a heads up that we are moving our monthly meeting to the same time next week in order to accomodate our presenters. (Wednesday, July 28th from 6:30-8 PM)

    We will be doing a "Show & Tell" where SAS Members who were at Goldendale this past June will quickly share some of their favorite images and go over both the fun and challenge of the process. We'll also be interacting and asking questions and we hope you can still join us!

    10 attending
  • JUN
    16

    Theft of the Night - Fighting Light Pollution & Protecting Remote Observing

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS presents Tim Hunter: Theft of the Night-fighting light pollution & Remote observatory operation Since 1986, Tim Hunter has been interested in the growing problem of light pollution. In 1987, he and Dr. David Crawford founded the International Dark-Sky Association, Inc. (IDA). IDA is a nonprofit corporation devoted to promoting quality outdoor lighting and combatting the effects of light pollution. Since 2007, he has written a weekly “Sky Spy” column for the ... more

    3 attending
  • MAY
    19

    The Parker Solar Probe - A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS is honored to welcome NASA Nasa Solar System Ambassador & former SAS President, John McLaren! We are thrilled for John's presentation entitled, "The Parker Solar Probe - A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun". Abstract The Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within 4 million miles of the Sun's surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launched on Aug. 12, 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability ... more

    1 attending
  • APR
    28

    NASA's Dr. Giada Arney, "The Story of the Universe with the LUVOIR Telescope"

    Wed at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS is honored to welcome NASA's Giada Arney! Dr. Arney is a Research Space Scientist in the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and we are thrilled for her presentation entitled, "Telling the Story of Life in the Universe with the LUVOIR Concept". If revolutionary telescopes, deep space discoveries, and the latest on NASA mission proposals excites you than you won't want to miss this! Members log in for link at 6 PM. Public log in at 6:30 PM at ... more

    1 attending
  • MAR
    17

    SAS Welcomes Dr. Phil Plait presenting, "Strange New Worlds"

    Wed at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    We are extremely excited and honored to welcome Phil Plait to SAS! Phil is one of the world's most dynamic and heavily followed astronomers and science communicators and we are so excited to spend time together. Dr. Plait's presentation entitled, "Strange New Worlds" is about the search for exoplanets and comparing them to Earth. Members log in for link at 6 PM. Guests please log in at 6:30 PM at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82181996010. Be one of Phil's 600,000 plus followers on ... more

    2 attending
  • JAN
    20

    Seeking Signs of Ancient Life in Jezero Crater with the Mars Perseverance Rover

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Members 6:30-6:45 PM, General Public 6:45-8 PM SAS is honored to welcome Deputy Project Scientist of the Mars Perseverance Rover Dr. Katie Stack Morgan! Presentation Abstract: NASA’s next flagship mission launched to Mars on July 2020 and will begin its mission on the martian surface in February 2021. The Mars 2020 mission is seeking signs of past life in Jezero crater, the site of an ancient delta and crater lake. Perseverance will also collect a diverse and compelling set of ... more

    9 months ago

    Meeting Recording (1/20)

    Introduction/Presentation/Q&A: https://us02web.zoom.us/rec/share/fKzU3PJyqdk30cA2U8usfXTm5JEX8mSbeuU8VhyjUbo_vlFWfn4ng7sVq7NO1B-m.77xmR7kzjqtxnLEj Passcode: ?e0P2aUj

    3 attending
  • DEC
    16

    Astronomy in the Era of LEDs and Satellites

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Social time 7:00 pm. Chat informally with your fellow members and guests Meeting and presentation 7:30pm Members click the Zoom link after signing-in. Public and guest please email president@seattleastro.org w/Subject: "Meeting Link" the day of presentation. Speaker is Dr Jeffrey Hall, Director of the Lowell Observatory. "We are in a watershed moment for preservation of the natural night sky. In this presentation, I will present the principal challenges on the ground and from space ... more

    6 attending