Shown in date descending order.

  • SEP
    16

    SOFIA: An Engineering & Scientific Marvel

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    SOFIA, the Stratospheric Observatory for Infrared Astronomy, is a Boeing 747SP aircraft modified to carry a reflecting telescope with an effective diameter of 2.5 meters or 100 inches.. Flying into the stratosphere at 38,000-45,000 feet puts SOFIA above 99 percent of Earth’s infrared-blocking atmosphere, allowing astronomers to study the solar system and beyond in ways that are not possible with ground-based telescopes. From 7:00PM to 7:30PM new members and guests are invited ... more

    about 1 year ago

    Reminder

    SOFIA: An Engineering & Scientific Marvel (general meetings event) is scheduled for Sep 16, 2020, 07:00 PM. Please go online and join us!

    0 attending
  • SEP
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Astrophotography sharing. Come talk about your summer experiences with astrophotography and learn from others! Zoom PW if needed: 394456 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.

    about 1 year ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Sep 08, 2020, 07:15 PM via Zoom. Please come out and join us!

    1 attending
  • SEP
    04

    The Exceptional Astronomical Discoveries of the Ancient Greeks

    Fri at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    7:00-7:30 p.m. - Virtual Lecture7:30-9:00 p.m. - Virtual Panel Q&A and Discussion Far surpassing all other ancient civilizations, the Greeks used the scientific method to discover Earth's shape, measure its circumference, calculate the size and distance of the Moon, and debate whether Earth orbits the Sun. I will tell the story of this remarkable civilization, discuss how they learned about the cosmos, and summarize the pivotal role their achievements played in kickstarting the ... more

    0 attending
  • SEP
    02

    Robotic Exploration of Titan with Dragonfly

    Wed at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Dragonfly is a rotorcraft lander mission that will embark on a journey to Saturn's moon Titan in 2026. Selected as part of NASA's New Frontiers Program, Dragonfly will explore Titan's surface employing autonomous navigation with ground control providing only high-level waypoint and flight plan information. Carrying a suite of instruments, this robotic explorer will sample materials and determine surface composition in different geologic settings in order to characterize the habitability ... more

    0 attending
  • AUG
    30

    SAS Board Meeting

    Sun at 03:00 PM
    Open to Public

    The Seattle Astronomical Society Board Meeting is scheduled for 3:00 p.m. to 5:00 p.m. on Sunday, August 30, 2020. The meeting will be online. Members can log in to find the meeting link. All SAS Board Meetings are open to the public. Non-member can email President@SeattleAstro.Org for the meeting link. No Board Meeting is planned in the month of September. 2020

    0 attending
  • AUG
    26

    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

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    Summer Observational Sharing (general meetings event) is scheduled for Aug 26, 2020, 07:30 PM. Please log on and share what you have been observing and photographing this summer!

    1 attending
  • AUG
    25

    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

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    NASA's Search for Meteorites in Antarctica (special event) is scheduled for Aug 25, 2020, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    0 attending
  • AUG
    24

    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 https://www.youtube.com/user/mjguillette five mintues before the presentation start time and look for the live event.

    0 attending
  • AUG
    11

    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.

    0 attending
  • AUG
    06

    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

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    Astronomy on Tap - The Last Stargazers (special event is scheduled for Aug 06, 2020, 08:00 PM

     

    0 attending