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  • APR
    12

    Globe at Night Virtual Star Gazing

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Globe at Night is a world-wide, citizen-science campaign, held monthly (April 12-21) to raise public awareness of the impact of light pollution by inviting citizen-scientists to measure & submit their night sky brightness observations. It's easy to get involved - first of all, pick a good, safe location from which you can view the night sky over the dates of the GaN Campaign, for instance for April 12-21, 2023. Print off monthly Skymaps.com and find your target constellations, ... more

    about 2 months ago

    Globe at Night Virtual Star Gazing starts soon!

    Globe at Night Virtual Star Gazing starts shortly on Apr 12 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    0 attending
  • APR
    12

    SAS Board Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Since the Pandemic requirements for meetings have changed the meeting set-up, location, and precedure, any persons planning on attending this meeting should recheck here to see the latest possible changes before attending. At this point the hybrid meetings are scheduled fpr the Second Floor Museum of Flight Board Room for in-person attendance and also on Zoom for virtual, online attendance. The entry URL is available from the SAS president here: president@seattleastro.org This plan ... more

    about 2 months ago

    SAS Board Meeting starts soon!

    SAS Board Meeting starts shortly on Apr 12 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    1 attending
  • APR
    15

    International Dark Sky Week

    Sat at 12:00 AM
    Online   Open to Public

    DISCOVER THE NIGHT APRIL 15-22 It may seem harmless, but light pollution has far-reaching consequences that are harmful to all living things. Effectove outdoor lighting reduces light pollution, leading to a better quality of life for all. The dark sky movement is working to bring better lighting to communities around the world so that all life can thrive. Join us this International Dark Sky Week, April 15-22 to learn more about the movement, and discover the night where you ... more

    about 1 month ago

    International Dark Sky Week starts soon!

    International Dark Sky Week starts shortly on Apr 15 (Sat) at 12:00 AM.

    1 attending
  • APR
    15

    Paramount School Park Stargaze

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    This Paramount School Park Stargaze (star party event) scheduled for Apr 15, 2023, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    about 1 month ago

    Cancellation

    This Paramount School Park Stargaze (star party event) scheduled for Apr 15, 2023, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    3 attending
  • APR
    18

    UW Astrobiology Colloquium

    Tue at 03:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Natasha Batalha, PhD Penn State, Astrophysics & Astrobiology UW Physics & Astronomy Auditorium, Room PAA 118. Meet & Greet for refreshments in foyer at 2:30pm For Zoom instructions, call Lisa Young at 206-543-2604 The Open Access Era of Exoplanet Characterization at the Onset of Next-Generation Telescopes One of NASA's primary goals is to observationally characterize exoplanet atmospheres, understand the chemical and physical processes of exoplanets and improve ... more

    about 1 month ago

    UW Astrobiology Colloquium starts soon!

    UW Astrobiology Colloquium starts shortly on Apr 18 (Tue) at 03:00 PM.

    1 attending
  • APR
    18

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Tue at 07:15 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Topic: Introduction to SIRIL. Come learn about this free processing tool! 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 during the global COVID pandemic.

    about 1 month ago

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting starts soon!

    Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting starts shortly on Apr 18 (Tue) at 07:15 PM.

    4 attending
  • APR
    19

    Triangulum Galaxy Unveiled

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Zoom and In-person at UW Physics Building. Please join us for an evening with Dr. Adam Smercina, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington. Dr. Smercina's research includes how galaxies form and evolve, from the smallest dwarf galaxies to large galaxies like the Milky Way. Using gas content, resolved stellar populations, and satellite populations of galaxies roughly the size of our Milky Way to understand how they change over time, ... more

    about 1 month ago

    Triangulum Galaxy Unveiled starts soon!

    Triangulum Galaxy Unveiled starts shortly on Apr 19 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    5 attending
  • APR
    19

    General Meeting - Triangulum Galaxy Unveiled

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    Zoom and In-person at UW Physics Building. Please join us for an evening with Dr. Adam Smercina, postdoctoral research fellow in the Department of Astronomy at the University of Washington. Dr. Smercina's research includes how galaxies form and evolve, from the smallest dwarf galaxies to large galaxies like the Milky Way. Using gas content, resolved stellar populations, and satellite populations of galaxies roughly the size of our Milky Way to understand how they change over time, ... more

    about 1 month ago

    General Meeting - Triangulum Galaxy Unveiled starts soon!

    General Meeting - Triangulum Galaxy Unveiled starts shortly on Apr 19 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    2 attending
  • APR
    22

    Lyrid Meteor Shower

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Lyrid

    about 1 month ago

    Lyrid Meteor Shower starts soon!

    Lyrid Meteor Shower starts shortly on Apr 22 (Sat) at 08:00 PM.

    0 attending
  • APR
    22

    Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    SAS Members Only

    This Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Apr 22, 2023, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    about 1 month ago

    Cancellation

    This Rattlesnake Ledge Trailhead Star Party (star party event) scheduled for Apr 22, 2023, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    3 attending
  • APR
    22

    Snoqualmie Pt Park Stargaze

    Sat at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    This Snoqualmie Pt Park Stargaze (star party event) scheduled for Apr 22, 2023, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    about 1 month ago

    Cancellation

    This Snoqualmie Pt Park Stargaze (star party event) scheduled for Apr 22, 2023, 08:00 PM is cancelled due to inclement weather.

    1 attending
  • APR
    26

    New Member & Volunteering Info Session

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Online   Open to Public

    We here at SAS are very excited to welcome both recently joined members over the past year and those interested in learning more about SAS! Meeting will be in-person at the Theador Jacobsen Overservatory. Let us know you'd like to attend by emailing Jeremy at membership@seattleastro.org You can also join via the Zoom link as we will be hybrid for this event. https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81426375724 This event will serve multiple purposes as a New Member Orientation, informational ... more

    about 1 month ago

    New Member & Volunteering Info Session starts soon!

    New Member & Volunteering Info Session starts shortly on Apr 26 (Wed) at 07:00 PM.

    4 attending
  • APR
    28

    Covington Community Park Star Gaze

    Fri at 08:00 PM
    Open to Public

    This public "Star Gaze" event is authorized by the city of Covington, Parks & Recreation Department and is free of charge. Experienced astronomer volunteers from the Seattle Astronomical Society (SAS) bring their telescopes and binoculars to share with the public. Everyone is welcome including families with children.The Moon is near its "first quarter" phase and as such the Cresent Moon follows the setting Sun by less than ninety degrees and pleasantly preceeds fairly dark skies, ... more

    about 1 month ago

    Covington Community Park Star Gaze starts soon!

    Covington Community Park Star Gaze starts shortly on Apr 28 (Fri) at 08:00 PM.

    5 attending
  • APR
    29

    AL Astronomy Day

    Sat at 02:00 PM
    Open to Public

    The Astronomical League, Spring Astronomy Day for 2023 is April 29. This is an international outreach event observed by both individual and club organized event for astronomy education and public outreach. For a FREE 76 page Astronomy Day Handbook full of ideas and suggestions on hosting an event, go to < www.astroleague.org > Click on "Astronomy Day" then Scroll down to "Free Astronomy Day Handbook" For additional information, contact Gary Tomlinson, Astronomy Day ... more

    about 1 month ago

    AL Astronomy Day starts soon!

    AL Astronomy Day starts shortly on Apr 29 (Sat) at 02:00 PM.

    0 attending