Calendar

  • OCT
    03

    Wells Fargo FREE Astronomy Day

    Thu at 05:00 PM Open to Public
    Medium astroday colorized 320

    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
    Sp7 small

    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
    2019 october 05 jupiter antares saturn night sky

    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
    376 postcard19 320

    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
    Default event star party 2

    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
    Default event star party 1

    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
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 08:00 PM Open to Public
    Default event astrophotography

    This Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) scheduled for Oct 08, 2019, 08:00 PM is cancelled. Mark Anderson was called away to work and won’t be able to present. As such, this talk will be postponed to a later date. Our next talk is scheduled for November 12. See you then!

  • OCT
    13

    Board Meeting

    Sun at 03:00 PM Open to Public
    Default event board meeting

    The SAS Board Meeting is scheduled for Sunday, October 13, 2019 from 3:00 to 5:00 p.m. at the Museum of Flight in the Red Barn Classroom. All SAS Board meetings are open to the public.

  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public
    Hubble interacting galaxy arp 148

    This month's topic is "Puzzles in Galaxy Evolution" by Professor Charles Louis Steinhardt professor at the Cosmic Dawn Center, part of the Niels Bohr Institute (University of Copenhagen). Professor Steinhardt will discuss some of the recent advances in galaxy evolution and some of the things that, as a result, we have discovered we really don’t understand about how galaxies are assembled in the early Universe The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior ... more

  • OCT
    19

    Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party

    Sat at 07:30 PM SAS Members Only
    2019 october 19 jupiter mercury venus night sky

    Tonight's Third Quarter Moon Members-Only Star Party is cancelled due to inclement weather.

  • OCT
    26

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM SAS Members Only
    Default event star party 3

    Always scheduled on the closest Saturday to the New Moon, our next Members-only Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party will be held on Saturday, October 26, from 6:00 P.M. to 11:55 P.M. Join us as we look up and enjoy the evening sky. We stargaze at the Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead parking lot to the southwest of Snoqualmie Point Park. All vehicles must display a valid Discover Pass.

  • NOV
    01

    Public Star Party at Covington Community Park

    Fri at 06:00 PM Open to Public
    Default event star party 0

    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

  • NOV
    01

    Public Star Party at Normandy Park, City Hall Park

    Fri at 07:30 PM Open to Public
    Multiple moon jupiter saturn october 30 31 november 1 2 2019

    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

  • NOV
    02

    Paramount School Park Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public
    Default event star party 1

    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.

  • NOV
    02

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

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public
    Stsci h p1829b t 400x400

    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. Please no white lights. Print and bring a copy of the latest, monthly ... more

  • NOV
    02

    Green Lake Public Star Party

    Sat at 06:00 PM Open to Public
    Default event star party 3

    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.

  • NOV
    03

    New Members Orientation

    Sun at 02:00 PM Open to Public
    Theodor jacobsen observatory

    Open to new and prospective SAS members. No signup is necessary. If you have questions, please contact Mike Dole at orientation@seattleastro.org.