General Meetings Events

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  • JAN
    18

    A Look Back at 2022, presented by NASA Solar System Ambassador Dave Cuomo

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Please join us on Zoom for a review of the biggest space science events of 2022….from Artemis, to DART to JWST and beyond. We will also look ahead to the action packed 2023 calendar of exploration. Long time SAS member, NASA Solar System Ambassador, former Director of the Pacific Science Center Planetarium, and now Education Specialist for Digitalis Education Solutions, Dave Cuomo will lead us through this tour. Every ... more

    10 days ago

    A Look Back at 2022, presented by NASA Solar System Ambassador Dave Cuomo starts soon!

    A Look Back at 2022, presented by NASA Solar System Ambassador Dave Cuomo starts shortly on Jan 18 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    8 attending
  • DEC
    21

    Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Join us at UW to connect in person or join us online! Title: Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary Abstract: 50 years ago this month Apollo 17 was on the moon from December 7 - 19, 1972. This was the last time humans were there. We would like to take this time to review and remember this amazing program, and the last humans on the lunar surface. For those of us who were watching live, let’s share our memories: throwing a hammer on the moon, driving a car, singing Christmas ... more

    about 1 month ago

    Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary starts soon!

    Celebrating Apollo 17's 50th Anniversary starts shortly on Dec 21 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    6 attending
  • NOV
    16

    Viewing Mars at it's Best: The Dec 8th Opposition

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    **IN-PERSON / HYBRID MEETING** (In-Person Mars Viewing opportunity post meeting if weather permits) Please join us this month as we pick up some tips on how to best view the upcoming Mars 2022 opposition in December. Beginners and experienced astronomy lovers alike are welcome! Stephanie Pahl Anderson of Cloud Break Optics returns to help provide some best practices and expectation setting to view and possibly image the beauitful Red Planet through the telescope. Questions are ... more

    2 months ago

    Viewing Mars at it's Best: The Dec 8th Opposition starts soon!

    Viewing Mars at it's Best: The Dec 8th Opposition starts shortly on Nov 16 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    8 attending
  • OCT
    19

    Cosmic Queries! with Troy Carpenter of the Goldendale Observatory

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    **ZOOM ONLY THIS MONTH** Please join us online as we welcome Goldendale Observatory's Troy Carpenter! Troy will be going over a grab bag of fun and interesting topics in the world of space science including an Artemis recap, the successful DART impact, as well as providing the latest on solar viewing and the upgrades of Washington's own Goldendale Observatory. The curious welcome and questions are encouraged! Troy has been running the Goldendale Observatory for 9 years counting and ... more

    3 months ago

    Cosmic Queries! with Troy Carpenter of the Goldendale Observatory starts soon!

    Cosmic Queries! with Troy Carpenter of the Goldendale Observatory starts shortly on Oct 19 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    4 attending
  • SEP
    28

    Lucy: The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    In-Person at UW PAA A102 (Physics/Astronomy Auditorium) AND hybrid via Zoom Time capsules from the birth of our Solar System more than 4 billion years ago, Trojan asteroids orbit the Sun in two loose groups, with one group leading ahead of Jupiter in its path, the other trailing behind. Clustered around the two Lagrange points equidistant from the Sun and Jupiter, the Trojans are stabilized by the Sun and its largest planet in a gravitational balancing act. These primitive bodies hold ... more

    4 months ago

    Lucy: The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids starts soon!

    Lucy: The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids starts shortly on Sep 28 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    5 attending
  • AUG
    17

    Viewing & Imaging the Planets, Presented by Cloud Break Optics

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   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. Please join us in-person for our second Summer Series meeting with, "Viewing & Imaging the Planets, Presented by Cloud Break Optics" located at Bickersons Brewhouse in Ballard. We'll be going over the when, how, and other good info to view and possibly image the planets through telescopes and what equipment ... more

    13 attending
  • AUG
    02

    Diving Deep, James Webb's First Images Examined

    Tue at 07:00 PM
    Online   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. Please join us in-person (or hybrid) for our special summer series kick-off located at Chuck's Hop Shop in Seward Park! We'll take a closer look at the James Webb Space Telescope's first images and look to understand what we're looking at. NASA Solar System Ambassador Keith Krumm will be our guide through ... more

    12 attending
  • JUN
    22

    Saturn's Moon Titan and the Potential for Life in the Deep Subsurface

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Please join us VIRTUAL ONLY for June as we welcome back NASA Solar System Ambassador Keith Krumm. Keith will provide an overview of Saturn's Moon Titan and share the latest on potential for life in the deep subsurface. We'll also touch on NASA's ambitious Dragonfly mission to Titan set for launch in 2026. In July and August we'll plan to meet in-person at an off-UW campus location. As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members and the public. We hope to see you ... more

    8 attending
  • MAY
    18

    Intergalactic Immigration presented by Jessica Werk

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   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. This month we welcome UW Professor Jessica Werk who will present on Intergalactic Immigration. This meeting will be a hybrid meeting. If you like to join us in person. we meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium. We also have a online option over Zoom. As always, our ... more

    4 attending
  • APR
    20

    SAS General Meeting Featuring Guest Speaker Dr. Paula Szkody

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   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. 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! Members log in for link at 7 PM. Public log in at 7:30 PM: Please request link at outreach@seattleastro.org Questions? outreach@seattleastro.org

    10 attending