General Meetings Events

Astronomy and Space Centered Education

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Seattle Astronomy High School Education Uw Nik Joshi Oliver Fraser Raisbeck Aviation Cube Satellites

Held on: Feb 21, 2018 (Wed) at 07:30 PM to Feb 21, 2018 (Wed) at 09:30 PM

Speaker: Nik Joshi & Oliver Fraser

Location: Physics Astronomy Building University of Washington

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

Nik Joshi, from Raisbeck Aviation High School, and Oliver Fraser, from the UW Astronomy department will be speaking with us about local astronomy and space centered education through the UW College in their High School program and at Raisbeck Aviation High School, as well as some of the projects that the students have been working on.

 

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Shown in date ascending order.

  • FEB
    21

    Astronomy and Space Centered Education

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Nik Joshi, from Raisbeck Aviation High School, and Oliver Fraser, from the UW Astronomy department will be speaking with us about local astronomy and space centered education through the UW College in their ... more

  • MAR
    21

    Stephen Ruhl: Battle Point Astronomical Society's Edwin Ritchie Observatory

    Wed at 08:30 PM Open to Public

    We welcome Stephen Ruhl from the Battle Point Astronomical Association, who will be be speaking with attendees about the Edwin Ritchie Observatory, planetarium, and some of the other opertunities that their ... more

  • APR
    18

    General Meeting

    Wed at 08:30 PM Open to Public

    Speaker to be announced.

  • MAY
    16

    SKYGLOW Project

    Wed at 08:30 PM Open to Public

    Harun Mehmedinovic and Gavin Heffernan will be speaking with attendees about light polution and their fight to reclaim the night sky. After a grueling three-year journey of over 150,000 miles and ... more

  • JUN
    20

    General Meeting

    Wed at 08:30 PM Open to Public

    Speaker to be announced.

Shown in date descending order.

  • DEC
    20

    The Galactic Context Model

    Wed at 07:00 PM Open to Public

    Michael Dempster is a retired science teacher formerly with the Olympia public schools. He will be presenting a new astronomy teaching and visualization tool of his own design, the Galactic Context Model. ... more

  • NOV
    15

    Peering through the Gravitational-Wave Window in to the Universe

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Recent detections of gravitational-wave signals by LIGO and VIRGO detectors from astrophysical sources have opened a new window in to the universe. UW Assistant Professor Krishna Venkateswara will discuss ... more

  • OCT
    18

    Astronomy Picture of the Day

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Find out how to get the most out of the Astronomy Picture of the Day APOD) website. NASA/JPL Solar System Ambassador John McLaren will demonstrate how APOD is more than just beautiful images. Through the ... more

  • SEP
    20

    SAS Astrophotography Showcase

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    Come out and see a selection of work by a number of astrophotographers from the Seattle Astronomical Society. The photographers will present their work, share stories about how they captured their images, ... more

  • AUG
    16

    Tales from the Dark Side: Eclipse Lessons Learned

    Wed at 07:30 PM Open to Public

    This lighthearted yet informative lecture reveals the difference between expectation and reality. Stephen, an avid eclipse chaser and observer of more than a dozen total and annular solar eclipses shares ... more