General Meetings Events

Exploring The First Cosmic Second

Firstcosmicsecond

Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Held on: Feb 20, 2019 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Feb 20, 2019 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Dr. Bruce Balick

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

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Dr. Bruce Balick, professor at the University of Washington specializing in Planetary Nebula,who will be speaking with attendees about the early 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 better. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, followed by the lecture. 

Shown in date descending order.

  • NOV
    19

    A Close-up View of the Andromeda Galaxy

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Please join us for our November General Meeting. Board Elections will take place at the beginning of the meeting, so please try to attend! We are pleased that Lori Beerman, who is a sixth year graduate ... more

  • OCT
    15

    Table Mountain Star Party 2014 in Review

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Our October general meeting will feature a presentation on the 2014 Table Mountain Star Party. Attendance was up for the second year at the new Eden Valley location, and there were fun times with the ... more

  • SEP
    17

    Age of Copernicus

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    How do we know about the history of our Solar System? Most of our knowledge about the timing of events comes from lunar samples collected by the Apollo missions. Some of the most important dates are ... more

  • AUG
    20

    Navigating the Celestial Sea at the Treworgy Planetarium

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Former planetarium supervisor and forever planetarian Jeff Dunn will discuss the joys and challenges of operating and maintaining a legacy planetarium. Additionally Jeff will share his experience working ... more

  • JUL
    16

    The Night Sky in 37,400 Exposures

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    In 2010, Seattle astrophotographer Nick Risinger set out traveling to dark sky sites around the world with the goal of creating the largest true color all-sky survey. After logging 60,000 miles and dozens ... more