Lecture Opportunity

Bob Abel, Astronomy Professor at Olympic College, is giving a talk in the OC Rotunda May 4 at 6 pm entitled “Searching for Martians”, about the possibility of life on Mars in the past, present and future. Spots may fill up fast, but if it is full, Bob will have a 2nd talk at 7 pm.…

Impromptu Star Party

We had a great impromptu star party at Port Gamble on April 15th.  Several people showed up and there were 5 telescopes set up. We had good seeing and transparency until about 10:30 when the clouds started in. It was good to get a little practice in before Camp Delany next week!  Hope to see…

March Meeting Recap

We had a great time last night with our special guest, Lynn Powers, from the Southwest Montana Astronomical Society. She brought samples of rocks from the Moon and gave a great talk about the landing sites of the Apollo missions!  Thank you so much, Lynn!

Attention: NEW MEETING LOCATION

Due to the remodel of the Art building, the new location for our upcoming meetings, until further notice, will be Engineering 117, the Rotunda.  This building is in the center of campus so please see the map link on our home page.  Pretty much any parking lot would be fine. Hope to see you there!…

Updated Calendar

Hi Folks, There is an updated calendar on the website as of January 27, 2017 due to changes to our March and May meetings.  You can find the new calendar here. We hope to see you there!

January Meeting Recap

We had a great meeting.  We were especially grateful for Dr. Kim Bott talking to us about planetary atmospheres and polarimetry, using polarized light to reveal liquid on exoplanets.  We also had a video from Dr. Filippenko.  Please note that next month will be our annual banquet with an update on the Kepler Mission by Dr. Jeff…