Events titled like General Meeting

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  • JUL

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
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    SAS Show and Tell Do you have an astronomy related project that you'd like to share with your fellow SAS members? Talk about telescope making, astrophotography, outreach activities, or an interesting topic in astronomy. Talk for 5-10 minutes, slides suggested but not required. Contact with your ideas.

  • FEB

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public
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    Please join us for our February General Meeting. We will have a short talk followed by a couple videos. SAS board member David Ingram will speak about the International Dark-Sky Association and SAS's participiation in it. Following the talk, we'll show a short video in remembrance of DIY telescope pioneer John Dobson and a video lecture by UCB astronomy professor Alex Filippenko.

  • DEC

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Have you already seen all eight planets in the Solar System and now crave a new challenge? At this General Meeting, UW astronomy graduate student Brett Morris will describe a new realm of planetary observation available to amateurs: making measurements of exoplanets transiting other suns. Morris will also talk about his research on characterizing exoplanets using the Kepler Space Telescope and Keck Observatories.

  • OCT

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Star Parties Revisited: As amateur astronomers, we like to get outside and use our telescopes and share the night sky with others. Star parties take place around our local community and around the world and no two are the same. Former SAS President Jon Bearscove will share his experience in attending everything from local star parties to the largest star party in the world complete with rock concerts. He will emphasize the types of star parties, what to expect, and rules of the ... more

  • MAY

    General Meeting: Buying Your First Telescope

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    This talk will help you choose a first telescope that will provide you with years of enjoyment exploring the cosmos.