New Member & Volunteering Info Session

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Open to Public

Type: New Members Orientation

Held on: Oct 28, 2021 (Thu) at 06:30 PM to Oct 28, 2021 (Thu) at 08:00 PM

Online Location: Please sign in to see online meeting location.

Event Coordinator: Stan Dyck

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 register in advance for this meeting:
 https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdu-vqjIpGdN9Bq9bTLxSGEj2Kz1FjIMn

After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting.

Any questions, please contact Stan 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 will cover programming and events for 2021 and volunteer opportunities

We are excited to meet you and Hope to see you there! 

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  • OCT
    28

    New Member & Volunteering Info Session

    Thu at 06:30 PM
    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 register in advance for this meeting: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZwrdu-vqjIpGdN9Bq9bTLxSGEj2Kz1FjIMnAfter registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about joining the meeting. Any questions, please contact Stan at membership@seattleastro.org This event will serve ... more

    15 attending

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  • OCT
    20

    SAS Monthly Meeting

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    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. We normally meet on the campus of the University of Washington in the physics auditorium but are temporarily meeting over Zoom. We have tentative plans for resuming in-person monthly gatherings in November, pending regulations and safety. As always, our monthly general meetings are open to both SAS members ... more

    9 attending
  • OCT
    13

    SAS Board Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    The past SAS Board Meeting location at the Museum of Flight has now reopened to scheduling small groups, including the SAS Board Meetings. The next Board Meeting, however, on Wednesday, October 13, from 7 to 9 p.m., will be entirely online, accessed by computer only. The Passcode listed below will provide entry to the Oct. 13 meeting for the public. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81659667657

    4 attending
  • OCT
    12

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Essentials for Astrophotography Matt will discuss the basics needed to get started in astrophotography, with tips and tricks to getting your first shots. 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

    9 days ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Oct 12, 2021, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

    3 attending
  • SEP
    22

    The Search for Exoplanets

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    TOPIC: Exoplanets Sujay Nair a Senior at Stanford Online High School will describe the methods of exoplanet detection, discuss his research, and provide some examples of his projects that were published at major astronomical conferences. Members and guests are welcome to join us here at 6:30 PM for social time followed by the presentation at 6:50 PM. Questions? outreach@seattleastro.org

    10 attending
  • 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

    about 1 month 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

    3 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