Shown in date descending order.

  • 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