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  • 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

    20 days 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
  • JUN
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Building a weather monitoring station. Alex Pinkin will discuss his techinque for building his weather monitoring station for his observatory. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Non-members, please email event speaker Alex at apinkin@gmail.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

    6 attending
  • MAY
    19

    The Parker Solar Probe - A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun

    Wed at 06:30 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS is honored to welcome NASA Nasa Solar System Ambassador & former SAS President, John McLaren! We are thrilled for John's presentation entitled, "The Parker Solar Probe - A NASA Mission to Touch the Sun". Abstract The Parker Solar Probe will swoop to within 4 million miles of the Sun's surface, facing heat and radiation like no spacecraft before it. Launched on Aug. 12, 2018, Parker Solar Probe will provide new data on solar activity and make critical contributions to our ability ... more

    1 attending
  • MAY
    11

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    NOTE: Due to an unforseen scheduling conflict, Alex Pinkin's talk has been postponed to the June meeting. Topic: Offset and Gain. Confused by gain and offset settings on your camera? Come learn how to understand the specifications put out by camera manufacturers and how to make the most of your camera settings for the targets you are shooting. This group meets to discuss imaging and processing techniques. No experience or special equipment required! Open to the general public. Please ... more

    1 attending
  • APR
    28

    NASA's Dr. Giada Arney, "The Story of the Universe with the LUVOIR Telescope"

    Wed at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS is honored to welcome NASA's Giada Arney! Dr. Arney is a Research Space Scientist in the Planetary Systems Laboratory at NASA Goddard Space Flight Center and we are thrilled for her presentation entitled, "Telling the Story of Life in the Universe with the LUVOIR Concept". If revolutionary telescopes, deep space discoveries, and the latest on NASA mission proposals excites you than you won't want to miss this! Members log in for link at 6 PM. Public log in at 6:30 PM at ... more

    1 attending
  • APR
    13

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: Calibration Frames. Stephanie will be discussing the theory behind and technique for taking calibration frames for your data. 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 ... more

    1 attending
  • MAR
    17

    SAS Welcomes Dr. Phil Plait presenting, "Strange New Worlds"

    Wed at 06:00 PM
    Open to Public

    We are extremely excited and honored to welcome Phil Plait to SAS! Phil is one of the world's most dynamic and heavily followed astronomers and science communicators and we are so excited to spend time together. Dr. Plait's presentation entitled, "Strange New Worlds" is about the search for exoplanets and comparing them to Earth. Members log in for link at 6 PM. Guests please log in at 6:30 PM at https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82181996010. Be one of Phil's 600,000 plus followers on ... more

    2 attending
  • MAR
    09

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Open to Public

    Topic: The Practical Considerations of Choosing an Imaging Camera. Wade will discuss things to look for when choosing a camera and the practical implications they have on your imaging. 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 ... more

    2 attending