Shown in date descending order.

  • AUG

    Summer Observational Sharing

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The August SAS membership meeting will be an informal on-line gathering for members to share what they have been observing this summer and their plans for observing over the next months. Are you working on an Astronomical League Observing Program? Did you see Comet Neowise? Do you have any astro-images you want to share? Have you found any new observing techniques you would like to share? Have any questions you want help with? The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the ... more

  • AUG

    NASA's Search for Meteorites in Antarctica

    Tue at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    Dr. Evans will describe some of her recent experiences deployed to Antarctica as part of NASA’s Antarctic Search for Meteorites (ANSMET) 2019-2020 field team. She will also discuss the importance of NASA’s meteorite collection for understanding solar system evolution and relevance for current and future NASA missions.Dr. Cynthia Evans is the Senior Exploration Scientist for the Astromaterials Research and Exploration Science (ARES) Division within the Exploration ... more

  • AUG

    Twinkle, Twinkle Little Star

    Mon at 04:30 PM Open to Public

    Central Florida Astronomical Society Log on to hear everything you have ever wanted to hear about stars from NASA Solar System Ambassador Mark Guillette. Big stars, little stars; new stars, old stars; our star the Sun. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature. Q and A will be available throughout the presentation. Go directly to five mintues before the presentation start time and look for the live event.

  • AUG

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM Open to Public

    Topic: New IR-Sensitive Planetary Cameras Zoom pw if needed: 153176 This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Meets second Tuesday of the month, normally in the Red Barn Classroom of the Museum of Flight. This meeting will be online for the foreseeable future during the global COVID pandemic.

  • AUG

    Astronomy on Tap - The Last Stargazers

    Thu at 08:00 PM Open to Public

    AoTSeattle and UW DiRAC present: Astronomy at Home! Join Dr. Emily Levesque, author of the new popular science book The Last Stargazers, on an adventure exploring the life of a professional astronomer! Dr. Levesque will take us on a behind-the-scenes tour of some of the most powerful telescopes in the world, share the science and stories of the people who run them, and talk about the crucial role of human curiosity in scientific discovery. The event will begin at 8pm, and there will ... more

  • AUG

    TAS General Meeting - Visual Astronomy

    Tue at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    The Tacoma Astromincal Society presenter will be Mike Hotka.Mike is a software developer, amateur astronomer, and "Dark Sky Ranger-Defender of Darkness"! Mike will be presenting on Visual Astronomy for beginners and experienced alike. A reminder of online meeting etiquette. If you join early, please come in and visit! We look forward to seeing you! If you come in after 7:30, please come in muted with video off. To minimalize the distraction during the presentations we ask that ... more

  • AUG

    How to Measure Light in the Night with Riverside Regional Library

    Tue at 08:30 AM Open to Public

    The Globe at Night project is an international campaign to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution. Light pollution not only affects our view of the stars, but it also wastes energy and money, causes sleep disorders in people, and disrupts the sleeping and breeding habits of animals. Meet Dr. Connie Walker, Globe at Night Project Lead, on Tuesday, August 4 during a live virtual event. The Children’s/Youth Services Librarian at Riverside Regional Library, Alynda ... more

  • AUG

    SAS Board Meeting

    Sun at 03:00 PM Open to Public

    The SAS Board Meeting will be on Zoom. It is scheduled for August 2 from 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. Members can log in to find the link to the Zoom meeting. Non-members can email prior to 3 p.m. for the link to the Zoom meeting.

  • JUL

    Constellations: Science and Stories in the Sky

    Tue at 01:00 PM Open to Public

    Summer is the finest part of the year for stargazing because it offers warm nights and the beauty of the Milky Way running straight overhead. The constellations we see have been passed down to us across generations with patterns that reflect different stories from around the world.As part of STAR Net‘s Sky Stories campaign, the American Museum of Natural History’s own Carter Emmart will show you how to identify the constellations and introduce you to a few of these stories ... more

  • JUL

    Gateway to the Stars - July 2020

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public

    The Gateway to the Stars online program will begin at 6 pm with a special speaker This will be followed about 7 pm by "Virtual Stargazing at the Gateway Arch." FIrst, our Sky Ranger will provide a tour of the August night sky and upcoming events The event will be co-hosted by the St. Louis Astronomical Society and Dark Sky MIssouri. IT WILL BE STREAMED VIA FACEBOOK LIVE AT THE FOLLOWING SITE: