General Meetings Events

Mars Insight Update

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Open to Public

Type: General Meetings

Keywords: Mars Insight Space Science

Held on: Dec 19, 2018 (Wed) at 07:00 PM to Dec 19, 2018 (Wed) at 09:00 PM

Speaker: Dave Cuomo, Pacific Science Center, Science Programs Manager

Event Coordinator: Rayna C.T. Bauer

We welcome Dave Cuomo, NASA Solar System Ambassadors and Pacific Science Center Planetarium Director, who will be speaking with attendees about recent results of the Mars Insight Mission. 

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, followed by the lecture. 

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