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  • MAR
    04

    Covington Park Star Party

    Fri at 05:15 PM
    Open to Public

    The Seattle Astronomical Society is hosting an evening of star gazing at Covington Community Park to safely observe interesting astronomical objects and to learn about the universe. Astronomers from area astronomical societies have been invited to share telescope views of planets, stars, clusters, galaxies, and other celestial objects of the season.Please feel free to bring your own equipment and/or monthly star charts. This event is weather dependent so please check back for possible ... more

    4 months ago

    Tonight is a Go!

    The weather is getting better by the hour so please join us tonight for a night of star gazing at Covington Park. Hope to see you there!

    10 attending
  • MAR
    08

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Topic: Portable Lithium Battery Setups! Alistair will discuss his experiences with building lithium battery setups for his portable rig. 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 ... more

    4 months ago

    Reminder

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography sig event) is scheduled for Mar 08, 2022, 07:15 PM. Please come out and join us!

    0 attending
  • MAR
    09

    SAS Board Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    The reopening of the Museum of Flight is now! Because the MOF has announced that it is open to scheduling small group meetings, the March 9, 2022 Board Meeting is now scheduled to be online or in-person at 7:00 p.m. on the second Wednesday of the month, March 9, and is open to the public, including any SAS members. Anyone planning to attend an online Board Meeting must email the SAS president at president@seattleastro.org before the meeting to get the necessary URL or link for ... more

    0 attending
  • MAR
    16

    The Last Stargazers with Emily Levesque (IN-PERSON / HYBRID)

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Please join us either in-person, masks required, for the first time in over two years or online as we continue our hybrid option. Emily Levesque is an astronomy professor at the University of Washington. Her work explores how the most massive stars in the universe evolve and die. She has observed for upwards of fifty nights on many of the planet’s largest telescopes and flown over the Antarctic stratosphere in an experimental aircraft for her research. Members log in for link ... more

    3 months ago

    Join us in-person this Wednesday!

    Please join us either in-person, masks required, for the first time in over two years or online as we continue our hybrid option

    Emily Levesque is an astronomy professor at the University of Washington. Her work explores how the most massive stars in the universe evolve and die. She has observed for upwards of fifty nights on many of the planet’s largest telescopes and flown over the Antarctic stratosphere in an experimental aircraft for her research.

    6 attending
  • MAR
    19

    2022 SAS Banquet

    Sat at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    It's good to be back. It's been two years since we last came together and we hope you can join us for a night of astronomy, community, and celebration! For 2022, we're thrilled to feature Joanne Hughes, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Physics at Seattle U, presenting on Globular Clusters and Galaxy Formation. We're also excited to have Katherine Johnston presenting on NASA's Artemis missions to the Moon. Finally, we welcome back Warren Dunes providing vibrant tunes throughout the ... more

    3 months ago

    "Astrofundraiser" Gallery NOW LIVE!

    We are thrilled to share about our first ever, SAS community powered astrophotography gallery and fundraiser! Please click here and make a bid! This is both an in-person and online opportunity and the auction will end on Saturday, 3/19 @ 8:30 PM. Your contributions will empower us in our goal to procure telescopes for our new Telescopes-For-All youth summer program. We're hoping that all photos will have a bid of at least $20 so let's support both our fellow members and the cause itself by making bids for everyone's hard work. If you see a lonely photo, please make a bid :) Questions? Please contact Alan at membership@seattleastro.org 

    27 attending
  • MAR
    23

    Paramount Park Star Party

    Wed at 08:00 AM
    Open to Public

    Please join us on for our monthly Paramount Park Star Party in nearby Shoreline! In order to provide more opportunities to view instead of cancelling, we will use the Friday and Sunday of the weekend as backup dates as the weather dictates. Please check back throughout the week of the event for any changes or cancellations. We hope you can join us again or for the first time! (Don't forget to bring a red light headlamp if you have one available)

    1 attending
  • MAR
    26

    Paramount Park Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    This Paramount Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Mar 26, 2022, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    3 months ago

    Cancellation

    This Paramount Park Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Mar 26, 2022, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    5 attending
  • APR
    02

    Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    SAS Members Only

    Always scheduled on the closest Saturday to the New Moon, SAS Members are welcome to attend our Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Parties. 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. Questions? Please email Dave at education@seattleastro.org

    1 attending
  • APR
    02

    Snoqualmie Point Park Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    The Seattle Astronomical Society is hosting an evening of star gazing at Snoqualmie Park to safely observe interesting astronomical objects and to learn about the universe. Astronomers from area astronomical societies have been invited to share telescope views of planets, stars, clusters, galaxies, and other celestial objects of the season.Please feel free to bring your own equipment and/or monthly star charts. This event is weather dependent so please check back for possible ... more

    2 attending