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General Meeting



Type: General Meetings

Keywords: General Meeting

Held on: Apr 17, 2024 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Apr 17, 2024 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Jon Bearscove

Location: 15th Ave NE and NE Pacific Hwy

Event Coordinator: Keith Krumm


This Month's Meeting will be held at the UW Planetarium.


Join us under the stars for an illuminating evening as our VP of Education, Jon Bearscove, takes us on a captivating journey through the enchanting world of star parties. Whether you're a cosmic novice or a seasoned stargazer, this event promises to sparkle with insights and intrigue. Discover the rich history behind these celestial gatherings, explore the various types of star parties from local to international, and pick up essential tips and tricks to enhance your night sky experience. Learn the do's and don'ts of mobile etiquette among the stars, and much more! This is a stellar opportunity to deepen your connection with the cosmos and share in the wonder of the universe with fellow astronomy enthusiasts. Clear your calendars and prepare for an unforgettable night of learning, laughter, and a shared love for the night sky. See you there!

Directions & Parking

We’re located at the corner of 15th Ave NE and NE Pacific Hwy, in the University District. The planetarium is on the second floor of the Physics/Astronomy Auditorium in room A220 at the far end of the hall.

The closest Gatehous to the planetarium is the West Gatehouse. After 4 p.m. and on Saturdays, parking costs a flat rate of $6.50* (*CPG parking is $13 after 4 p.m. and Saturdays).The closest drop-off locations near the planetarium are the 30 minute load/unload zones located on W Stevens Way NE. For information on disability parking see the disability parking webpage.