Blog & Announcements
TABLE OF CONTENTS
June - August: First Summer 2021 of Observing
6/7: Telescope & Astronomy Cascade Final Presentation
6/7: Exhibition of Learning
6/4: Final day of the Cascade!
Yes, we have now come to the last and final day of our Cascade! It has been an exhilarating journey. In our Zoom session this morning at 11:00 AM, we will discuss our plans for the Exhibition of Learning on Monday. As planned, we will also meet tonight at 9:00 PM to observe via the Telescope (if Mother Nature allows), finalize Monday's presentation, pick up mementos and say our parting goodbyes.
6/3: The Magic of the Bush Telescope as operated by the students!
6/2: A community night under the stars with the real stars of the show - our students!
It was truly wonderful to spend this evening with our young Astronomers, Parents and families, Friends, Faculty & Staff and their families and marvel at our Universe!
6/1: A spectacular night of imaging the heavens!
My dear Astronomers: We had a precious night together imaging the stars, galaxies, nebulae, and globular clusters. I cannot express adequately how proud Rachana and I are about your poise, knowledge, patience and enthusiasm to learn and teach others about our Universe. Here are some pictures we took last night built as a Google Album. Be sure to look at comments on pictures that have an astronomical target on them!
6/1: Observing tonight & Telescope Cascade Community night tomorrow!
5/29: Successful night of Specrtroscopy & Imaging!
5/28: Observing Plan for tonight!
5/26: HRD activity & New Sun Spots!
5/26: Sachin's amazing Moon photographs posted in honor of the Blood Moon Eclipse at 4:11 AM!
5/23: Images from Week 1 of the Cascade!
5/22: Observing Notes and Request for Uploading Images
5/21: Zoom Friday Morning & Moon/Double Star Imaging at Night
ZOOM REMOTE ONLY for all students at 9:00 AM and After-dinner observation 8:30 PM ON-CAMPUS - click to see details of program!
Good Morning All. It was quite a night last night. ALL students - please log in using the link below.
5/20: Zoom in the Morning & Moon/Double Star Observing at Night
ZOOM REMOTE ONLY for all students at 9:00 AM and After-dinner observation 6:30 PM ON-CAMPUS - click to see details of program!
REMINDERS - FIRST NIGHT OF OBSERVING
Please arrive on time @6:30 PM so that I can let everyone in at the gate. If you are going to be late, please do call me at (206) 351-8170 t o let me know.
Dress Warmly - Jacket, Hats, Gloves are essential
Bring a beverage/snack for yourself (hot chocolate ?? Pop corn etc) - If it were not for COVID, I could have got it for all of you :(
Bring your Sky Safari installed Mobile Device (Make sure it is charged)
Come to the Black Gate and call me to open gate (206) 351-8170
Parents/Guardians are welcome to Participate. If parents come Please fill this Visitor Heath Screening & Attestation Form
5/19: It's clear, sunny and cold outside - time for solar lab!
Good Morning all!
As you might have noticed, it's clear and Sunny outside, but a cold 48 F at 6:00 AM. Please make sure that you are warmly dressed for our solar labs. Please bring materials as noted below, especially a compass, ruler, eraser etc. Please bring your mobile device (tablets or phones) for installation of Sky Safari and other software.
Please also note that we would make a decision of observation days for this week later today. It's possible that we might go back to our previously scheduled Thursday and Friday night as weather forecasts are improving once again !!
5/18: Cascade Materials Reminder
Dear Telescope & Astronomy cascade students:
5/17: Welcome to the Telescope & Astronomy Cascade!
Dear Telescope & Astronomy Cascade Students!
5/17: COVID Reminders
Please review COVID Reminders by clicking on the Orange Button at the Top of this page