Events titled like General Meeting

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  • AUG
    04

    TAS General Meeting - Visual Astronomy

    Tue at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    The Tacoma Astromincal Society presenter will be Mike Hotka.Mike is a software developer, amateur astronomer, and "Dark Sky Ranger-Defender of Darkness"! Mike will be presenting on Visual Astronomy for beginners and experienced alike. A reminder of online meeting etiquette. If you join early, please come in and visit! We look forward to seeing you! If you come in after 7:30, please come in muted with video off. To minimalize the distraction during the presentations we ask that ... more

    11 months ago

    Reminder

    TAS General Meeting - Visual Astronomy (special event) is scheduled for Aug 04, 2020, 07:30 PM

    0 attending
  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    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

    over 1 year ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the General Meeting (general meetings event) is scheduled for Oct 16, 2019, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    1 attending
  • MAY
    15

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:00 PM
    Open to Public

    This general meeting will feature an update on the Curiosity Rover which was designed and launched to explore Mars as part of NASA's Mars Science Laboratory mission. New information about the planet Mars will be presented by Dave Cuomo, an experienced astronomy and space science educator and planetarium expert currently working at the Pacific Science Center. The monthly general meeting is as always, Open to the Public. Prior to the General Meeting, SAS volunteer staff offer a welcome ... more

    0 attending
  • OCT
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    We welcome our own Vice President of Education Dave Ingram. 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 member and guests are invited to ask questions and meet some of the existing members. All attendees are welcome to stop by, have a cookie, and (if available) make a name tag to help everyone get to know you better. The meeting begins at 7:30pm with SAS business, ... more

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  • JUN
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Matt McQuinn will be speaking with us about the cosmic microwave background, that is, the relic radiation from the Big Bang. Matt is an assistant professor at the University of Washington specializing in theoretical astrophysics and cosmology.

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  • AUG
    17

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    The SAS presents Author Paul Bogard, The End of Night A starry night is one of nature's most magical wonders. Yet in our artificially lit world, most of us no longer experience true darkness. In this talk based on his book THE END OF NIGHT, Paul Bogard seeks to restore our awareness of the spectacularly primal, wildly dark night sky and how it has influenced the human experience across everything from science to art. Using a blend of personal narrative, natural history, ... more

    almost 5 years ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the General Meeting (general meetings event) is scheduled for Aug 17, 2016, 07:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

    Note: We had a typo on our website that listed this event at 8:00pm. The correct time is 7:30pm. Please join us before the meeting to greet newcomers to the SAS at 7:00pm!

    0 attending
  • JUL
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    SAS Show and Tell Do you have an astronomy related project that you'd like to share with your fellow SAS members? Talk about telescope making, astrophotography, outreach activities, or an interesting topic in astronomy. Talk for 5-10 minutes, slides suggested but not required. Contact activies@seattleastro.org with your ideas.

    almost 5 years ago

    Reminder

    This is just a friendly reminder that the General Meeting (general meetings event) is scheduled for Jul 20, 2016, 07:30 PM. Please come out and join us! We're having a show & tell for our members. Please contact Chris Laurel at activities@seattleastro.com if you'd like to participate.

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  • FEB
    19

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Please join us for our February General Meeting. We will have a short talk followed by a couple videos. SAS board member David Ingram will speak about the International Dark-Sky Association and SAS's participiation in it. Following the talk, we'll show a short video in remembrance of DIY telescope pioneer John Dobson and a video lecture by UCB astronomy professor Alex Filippenko.

    1 attending
  • DEC
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Have you already seen all eight planets in the Solar System and now crave a new challenge? At this General Meeting, UW astronomy graduate student Brett Morris will describe a new realm of planetary observation available to amateurs: making measurements of exoplanets transiting other suns. Morris will also talk about his research on characterizing exoplanets using the Kepler Space Telescope and Keck Observatories.

    0 attending
  • OCT
    16

    General Meeting

    Wed at 07:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Star Parties Revisited: As amateur astronomers, we like to get outside and use our telescopes and share the night sky with others. Star parties take place around our local community and around the world and no two are the same. Former SAS President Jon Bearscove will share his experience in attending everything from local star parties to the largest star party in the world complete with rock concerts. He will emphasize the types of star parties, what to expect, and rules of the ... more

    0 attending