A Very Merry Holiday Potluck!

Thanks to all for the wonderful time at our potluck tonight! We had about 30 friends there and had great food and some amazing music provided by Carissa and Tiana. These 2 ladies are so very talented at the piano and the music was beautiful! Happy holidays to all and we hope to see you…

Astrophoto from Camp Delany

  What an amazing picture of the Great Andromeda Galaxy taken at Camp Delany by our member Chuck Barnard with his Canon T3i full mod Asa 1600 9/300 sec lights 5 darks.  We had great skies at Camp Delany this fall!  Congratulations, Chuck, this is beautiful!

November meeting recap

What a great meeting we had tonight.  Thank you, John Goar, for talking about your experience this summer with the Astronomy in Chile Educator Ambassador Program!  It is amazing all that the astronomy community is doing in Chile and quite an experience for all of us to learn about! Congratulations to Jeff Hoffmeister for receiving…

Congratulations are in order!!!

Congratulations to John Goar for working so hard and receiving 3 awards this last meeting! He received his Southern Sky Binocular award. He had to go to Chile for that, a talk is forthcoming on that one! Then he received the Carbon Star award, and lastly Stellar Evolution! Way to go John!

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…

Camp Delany Astrophoto

Check out this amazing astrophoto of NGC 7023, the Iris Nebula, a bright nebula in Cepheus.  There is a lot of cosmic dust surrounding the massive young stars in it’s center!  Thank you Al Tuttle for sharing.  See more of Al’s amazing photos at:  http://www.alberts-astro.com/astro/Astropics/2014-2017/index.html