Announcements

  • Reminder for Dawn of the Space Age

    Event on 2018-11-21 posted 23 days ago

    Dr Julie Lutz presents Dawn of the Space Age plus SAS Board elections at the (general meetings event) on Nov 21, 2018, 07:30 PM. Please come out and join us!

  • Reminder for Green Lake Public Star Party

    Event on 2018-11-17 posted 26 days 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 26 days 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 29 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 about 1 month 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.