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  • SEP
    29

    Fall New Members Orientation

    Thu at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    We here at SAS are very excited to welcome both recently joined members over the past year and those interested in learning more about SAS! Meeting will be via Zoom. Please login to see the meeting link on the day of the event OR if you are not a member yet please email Alan at membership@seattleastro.org This event will serve multiple purposes as a New Member Orientation, informational session for those interested in joining, and for those who are seeking ways to get involved. We ... more

    4 days ago

    Fall New Members Orientation starts soon!

    Fall New Members Orientation starts shortly on Sep 29 (Thu) at 07:00 PM.

    11 attending
  • SEP
    28

    Lucy: The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    In-Person at UW PAA A102 (Physics/Astronomy Auditorium) AND hybrid via Zoom Time capsules from the birth of our Solar System more than 4 billion years ago, Trojan asteroids orbit the Sun in two loose groups, with one group leading ahead of Jupiter in its path, the other trailing behind. Clustered around the two Lagrange points equidistant from the Sun and Jupiter, the Trojans are stabilized by the Sun and its largest planet in a gravitational balancing act. These primitive bodies hold ... more

    5 days ago

    Lucy: The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids starts soon!

    Lucy: The First Mission to the Trojan Asteroids starts shortly on Sep 28 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    5 attending
  • SEP
    13

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Topic: Back to Astrophotography Basics! 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.

    20 days ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting starts soon!

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting starts shortly on Sep 13 (Tue) at 07:15 PM.

    1 attending
  • AUG
    17

    Viewing & Imaging the Planets, Presented by Cloud Break Optics

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other. Please join us in-person for our second Summer Series meeting with, "Viewing & Imaging the Planets, Presented by Cloud Break Optics" located at Bickersons Brewhouse in Ballard. We'll be going over the when, how, and other good info to view and possibly image the planets through telescopes and what equipment ... more

    13 attending
  • AUG
    09

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Topic: Imaging Q&A New to astrophotography? Having issues? Working through a difficult processing section? Come get your questions answered! 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 ... more

    1 attending
  • AUG
    05

    Aurorasaurus with Dr. Liz MacDonald

    Fri at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Learn more about the beautiful auroral night lights seen over the higher latitudes of our planet. Dr. Liz MacDonald is a NASA astrophysicist and WA native who studies the aurora. She also founded Aurorasaurus, a citizen science project that connects what amateur sky watchers capture in photos with the scientists who study aurora. Free in-person tickets (limited): https://www.eventbrite.com/e/aurora-citizen-science-project-aurorasaurus-tickets-390827755337 Seattle Astronomical Society ... more

    3 attending
  • AUG
    02

    Diving Deep, James Webb's First Images Examined

    Tue at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Every month SAS meets for our general meeting commonly featuring a guest speaker and presentation. It also provides members a chance to engage and be in community with each other. Please join us in-person (or hybrid) for our special summer series kick-off located at Chuck's Hop Shop in Seward Park! We'll take a closer look at the James Webb Space Telescope's first images and look to understand what we're looking at. NASA Solar System Ambassador Keith Krumm will be our guide through ... more

    12 attending
  • JUL
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Topic: Summer Imaging Season Prep and Troubleshooting 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.

    3 months ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Jul 12, 2022, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

    4 attending
  • JUN
    22

    Saturn's Moon Titan and the Potential for Life in the Deep Subsurface

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Please join us VIRTUAL ONLY for June as we welcome back NASA Solar System Ambassador Keith Krumm. Keith will provide an overview of Saturn's Moon Titan and share the latest on potential for life in the deep subsurface. We'll also touch on NASA's ambitious Dragonfly mission to Titan set for launch in 2026. In July and August we'll plan to meet in-person at an off-UW campus location. As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members and the public. We hope to see you ... more

    8 attending
  • JUN
    14

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Topic: Introduction to NINA imaging software. 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.

    4 months ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Jun 14, 2022, 07:15 PM. Zoom link is in the event page. We look forward to seeing you there!

    6 attending