2018 Fall Camp Delany Sign Up Is Here!

We are looking forward to seeing you all at our Fall Camp Delany Star Party!  It will be a late one, October 10th through the 14th but we have had our best skies in October.  We are excited to do some viewing of more of the winter constellations! RV spots are filling fast, please see…

Hurricane Ridge Star Party-July Recap

We had a wonderful Hurricane Ridge Star Party this last July 14th. The night was clear and bright and we had amazing views of Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, and Mars.  There were about 60 people from all over up there to see the night sky as only Hurricane Ridge can show them!  It is very refreshing…

July Meeting Recap

Thank you for all coming to the July meeting.  We had a great time and a very informative talk by Mark Prouty about new theories concerning the formation of solar systems.  It is interesting how the new extra-solar systems that we are finding are really challenging our thoughts on this.  I am sure more theories…

Logan Valley Star Party was a success!

The results are in and it was a success!  The 2019 dates are already up here! Logan Valley Star Party 2018 Summary Weather: Monday, June 11, 2018: clear, perfect transparency Tuesday, June 12, 2018: clear, perfect transparency Wednesday, June 13, 2018: clear, perfect transparency Thursday, June 14, 2018: cloudy – clear after 1 AM, perfect…

New Silver Master

     Congratulations to Jeff Hoffmeister, our first Kitsap County member to receive the Master Observer Silver award and tenth overall from the Astronomical League. Jeff was the first of our society to utilize the Astronomical League’s observing programs, earning his Messier Certificate and pin on November of 1998.  Since that time, he has completed…

Port Gamble star party cancelled

The star party at Port Gamble is cancelled for tonight as the site is still closed. Some of us are going up to Hurricane Ridge if you care to join us. The night sky looks like it will be amazing and it doesn’t look to cold although there are still snow patches.