Shown in date descending order.

  • SEP
    14

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Fix-A-Flat! This meeting will discuss the basics of the flat calibration frame, as well as show how to fix flat frames that may have issues using PixInsight This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Please email event coordinator Matt at m_dahl@mac.com for the link to this meeting. Meets second Tuesday of the month, normally in the Red Barn Classroom of the Museum of Flight. This ... more

    5 days ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Sep 14, 2021, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

    12 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
  • AUG
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: "Ask Me Anything" - bring your questions about astrophotography to the group! This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Please email event coordinator Matt at m_dahl@mac.com for the link to this meeting. Meets second Tuesday of the month, normally in the Red Barn Classroom of the Museum of Flight. This meeting will be online via Zoom during the global COVID pandemic.

    11 attending
  • JUL
    13

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Musings on Image Scale and FOV Have you ever wondered what the practical implications of image scale are? How does it actually impact my final results? What about FOV? Matt will discuss how these criteria influence our telescope and camera buying decisions and show real-world examples of their impacts. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Please email event coordinator Matt at ... more

    2 months ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Jul 13, 2021, 07:15 PM via Zoom. Please come out and join us!

    6 attending
  • JUN
    22

    NSN Webinar Series: the Science of Sungrazing Comets

    Tue at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join the NASA Night Sky Network on Tuesday, June 22 at 6:00pm Pacific Time (9:00pm Eastern) to hear Dr. Karl Battams give an overview of sungrazing comets, and how you can contribute to their study through the Sungrazer Citizen Science project. Registration information for NSN Members:Night Sky Network members can join live, ask questions, and get up-to-date information about the resource. Members may register in advance for this webinar (login required) on the Outreach Resource ... more

    1 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
  • JUN
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Building a weather monitoring station. Alex Pinkin will discuss his techinque for building his weather monitoring station for his observatory. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Non-members, please email event speaker Alex at apinkin@gmail.com for the link to this meeting. Meets second Tuesday of the month, normally in the Red Barn Classroom of the Museum of Flight. This ... more

    6 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
  • MAY
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    NOTE: Due to an unforseen scheduling conflict, Alex Pinkin's talk has been postponed to the June meeting. Topic: Offset and Gain. Confused by gain and offset settings on your camera? Come learn how to understand the specifications put out by camera manufacturers and how to make the most of your camera settings for the targets you are shooting. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Please ... 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