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Seattle Astronomy covers space and astronomy news from Seattle and the Northwest
Seattle Astronomy covers space and astronomy news from Seattle and the Northwest

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Our latest post: Search for meaning contines - There is a great menu of interesting talks on this week’s calendar, including three with astronomy themes at a weekend event at Seattle University. Seattle Univeristy’s annual Search for Meaning Festival will be held on the university campus all day Saturday, February 25. The festival is a community event dedicated to topics surrounding the human quest […]

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Our latest post: Threading the needle with Cassini at Saturn

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Our latest post: Astro Biz: North Star Diner - Many businesses, products, and places have names rooted in space and astronomy. We’re featuring one every Tuesday on Seattle Astronomy. This week’s Astro Biz is the North Star Diner in Seattle’s Greenwood neighborhood. While the real North Star, Polaris, is only visible when it’s dark out, the North Star Diner is open 24 hours a day. We appreciate that […]

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Our latest post: Valentine’s week astro events - Astronomy buffs will have to make a tough call Wednesday as two interesting but very different events will be held across town. The Seattle Astronomical Society will hold its monthly meeting at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, February 15 in room A102 of the Physics/Astronomy building on the University of Washington campus in Seattle. Guest speaker Ron […]

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Our latest post: Astro Biz: Northstar Winery - Many businesses, products, and places have names rooted in space and astronomy. We’re featuring one every Tuesday on Seattle Astronomy. This week’s Astro Biz is the Northstar Winery in Walla Walla, Washington. Northstar’s specialty is merlot, though they do a wide selection of other varietals and blends. The winery was started in the early 1990s and in the early […]

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Our latest post: Pushing for IDA membership - Kelly Beatty thinks more amateur astronomers should be members of the International Dark-Sky Association (IDA), and he puts his money where his mouth is on the issue. Beatty, a senior editor of Sky & Telescope magazine and a board member of the IDA, made an offer to waive his usual fee for speaking at the recent Seattle […]

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Our latest post: Start saving: flying to space with Blue Origin

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Our latest post: Kelly Beatty’s history of Pluto - The history of Pluto goes way back before it became a tiny twinkle in Clyde Tombaugh’s blink comparator. Kelly Beatty, a senior editor at Sky & Telescope magazine, told the story of Pluto in his keynote address Saturday at the annual banquet of the Seattle Astronomical Society. In a way, according to Beatty, the hunt for Pluto […]

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Our latest post: Astro Biz: Moon Cheese - Many businesses, products, and places have names rooted in space and astronomy. We’re featuring one every Tuesday on Seattle Astronomy. This week’s Astro Biz is Moon Cheese. According to the Moon Cheese website, they “crunchify” 100% natural cheese into the tastiest snack possible (on this planet at least)! Moon Cheese is available in cheddar, gouda, and pepper jack […]

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Our latest post: Astronaut talk, star parties on the week’s calendar
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