Announcements

  • Reminder for Green Lake Public Star Party

    Event on 2018-11-17 posted 1 day ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Green Lake Public Star Party (outreach event) is scheduled for Nov 17, 2018, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!  And if you are an SAS member interested in star parties and the telescopes that enrich star party experience, you may want to inquire about the new SAS equipment co-manager opening by writing to equipment@seattleastro.org.  If you enjoy working with telescopes, astrophotography gear, and other equipment, helping to manage the SAS telescopes might be like an ongoing, delightful star party experience for you!

  • Reminder for Paramount School Park Public Star Party

    Event on 2018-11-17 posted 1 day ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Paramount School Park Public Star Party (outreach event) is scheduled for Nov 17, 2018, 06:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2018-11-13 posted 5 days ago

    This is just a friendly last-minute reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for TONIGHT, Nov 13, 2018, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    We'll be talking about the (newer) program called Astro Pixel Processor for use in processing data.  It's an alternative to the well-known PixInsight and local astrophotographer Wayne Hixson will be sharing his experiences with processing with it.  I look forward to seeing you there!

  • Reminder for Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party

    Event on 2018-11-10 posted 8 days ago

    Reminder, the Rattlesnake Mountain Trailhead Star Party  is tonight. Try to arrive before 6pm. The advertised 7pm start time was not adjusted for the end of Daylight Savings Time. Expected temperature will be 40-35 F with 80% humidity. Dress warm and bring your dew protection! There may be patchy fog after 10pm so come early to maximize your observing time.

  • Reminder for Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting

    Event on 2018-11-13 posted 9 days ago

    This is just a friendly reminder that the Astrophotography Special Interest Group Meeting (astrophotography event) is scheduled for Nov 13, 2018, 07:00 PM. Please come out and join us!

    Wayne Hixson will be showing us the ins-and-outs of Astro Pixel Processor - another processing program available which has some very cool capabilities (especially for processing mosaics).  You can check out the details here: https://www.astropixelprocessor.com