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  • AUG
    31

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM SAS Members Only
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    This Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Aug 31, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • SEP
    06

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Covington Parks & Recreation sponsors monthly star parties observing the moon, planets, constellations and interesting astronomical objects. Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society will provide telescopes and assist guests of all ages to view available celestial objects of the season. It is especially important to dress warmly and bring only dim, red lights. No white flashlights please. Visit the Skymaps web site ... more

  • SEP
    06

    Public Star Party at Normandy Park, City Hall Park

    Fri at 08:00 PM Open to Public
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    Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and Nocturnal in Normandy Park team up with the City of Normandy Park to provide guests with telescopes and assistance to view the Moon, planets and constellations and other interesting astronomical objects. Meet for monthly star parties at the City Hall Park - SE Field 1 Baseball. Dress warmly, very warmly and bring a dim, very dim, red light. Please no white lights. Print and bring a copy of the latest "Skymaps" web site ... more

  • SEP
    07

    Paramount School Park Public Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    This Paramount School Park Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Sep 07, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • SEP
    07

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    This Green Lake Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Sep 07, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather: cloud cover, 80 percent chance of rain, and possible thunder..

  • SEP
    07

    Green River, Van Doren's Landing, Public Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    This Green River, Van Doren's Landing, Public Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Sep 07, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • SEP
    10

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    LOCATION CHANGE: This Month's meeting with be in the RED BARN DRAFTING ROOM, not the Red Barn Classroom due to A/V issues. Topic: Imaging Software Overview - The SkyX and LTI Stephanie will be sharing her experiences with using The SkyX, as well as LTI (Light for Imaging) for image capture and system control (http://www.bisque.com/sc/pages/TheSkyX-Professional-Edition.aspx). Come learn about this fantastic control software for running your rig, including running LTI on a Raspberry ... more

  • SEP
    15

    Board Meeting

    Sun at 03:00 PM Open to Public
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    This Board Meeting (board meeting event) scheduled for Sep 15, 2019, 03:00 PM is cancelled. If you have any issues or questions for us, you can email us at Board@SeattleAstro.org or talk with us at Wednesday's membership meeting.

  • SEP
    18

    Mapping The Moon

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    On the way to the Moon landings, early photographic techniques, maps and charts showed humans how to get there and where they might like to walk around. Tom Reese will share images collected by his dad, who helped create them more than 50 years ago, and will invite conversation in the hope of adding to our collective memory. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome table from 7:00PM to 7:30PM. New ... more

  • SEP
    21

    Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM SAS Members Only
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    This star party offers another opportunity each month to observe under a dark sky. It's open to all SAS members but is specifically designed to orient new members to dark-sky protocol. Although dark-sky etiquette is expected (see below), experienced members will be on hand to help newcomers learn the ropes. The Third Quarter Star Party is for SAS members only and will be on Saturday, September 21, 2019, at 8:00 p.m. if weather permits.

  • SEP
    28

    Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM SAS Members Only
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    This Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Sep 28, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • OCT
    03

    Wells Fargo FREE Astronomy Day

    Thu at 05:00 PM Open to Public
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    The first Thursday of October, the Museum stays open late - and admission is FREE. Enjoy all the Museum's features from 5:00 to 9:00 PM, courtesy of Wells Fargo. Look up at the night sky! Local science and astronomy clubs share their knowledge of the heavens with viewing opportunities through their telescopes (weather permitting). Enjoy additional educational activities throughout the evening. Volunteers from the SAS are needed for astronomy outreach, to talk with people about the ... more

  • OCT
    04

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    This Public Star Party at Covington Community Park (star party event) scheduled for Oct 04, 2019, 07:00 PM is cancelled due to Soccer games on the field.

  • OCT
    04

    Public Star Party at Normandy Park, City Hall Park

    Fri at 07:30 PM Open to Public
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    Volunteer astronomers from the Seattle Astronomical Society and Nocturnal in Normandy Park team up with the City of Normandy Park to provide guests with telescopes and assistance to view the Moon, planets and constellations and other interesting astronomical objects. Meet for monthly star parties at the City Hall Park - SE Field 1 Baseball. Dress warmly, very warmly and bring a dim, very dim, red light. Please no white lights. Print and bring a copy of the latest "Skymaps" web site ... more

  • OCT
    05

    Green River, Van Doren's Landing, International Observe the Moon

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    This October star party is an International Observe the Moon event. Volunteer astronomers from Seattle Astronomical Society and Boeing Employees' Astronomical Society team up with Kent Parks to provide guests with telescopes and assistance to view the Moon, planets and constellations and other interesting astronomical objects. Meet for monthly star parties at the"Lagoon" parking lot on the east side of Russell Road. Dress warmly, very warmly and bring a dim, very dim, red light. ... more

  • OCT
    05

    Paramount School Park Public Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Please join us for an evening of learning about the universe by observing interesting astronomical objects, including the moon, constellations, planets, and stars. Telescopes and/or binoculars will be provided by SAS volunteers, but participants are also welcome to bring their telescopes. Also, participants might want to bring their favorite cell phone sky app or a sky map from www.skymaps.com , but these helps are not required. Dress warmly.

  • OCT
    05

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 07:00 PM Open to Public
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    Please join us for an evening of learning about the universe by observing interesting astronomical objects, including the moon, constellations, planets, and stars. Telescopes and/or binoculars will be provided by SAS volunteers, but participants are also welcome to bring their telescopes. Also, participants might want to bring their favorite cell phone sky app or a sky map from www.skymaps.com , but these helps are not required. Dress warmly.