The Tacoma Astronomical Society is a non-profit organization dedicated to fostering an interest in and understanding of astronomy in our region. TAS hosts activities for people of all ages and knowledge. Anyone is welcome to attend our general meetings and public nights. Please see the General Meetings and Public Nights pages for details. We have an active student group for preschool through high school age students, and TAS members perform numerous outreach events for local schools and organizations. Watch the website for special events and other club activities.
There will be a partial solar eclipse this Thursday, October 23rd. The eclipse, from the Seattle area, will start at 1:36pm, will be at maximum at 3:01pm, and will end at 4:20pm. TAS will be at Pierce College for viewing. You can find more on the eclipse and safe viewing methods at timeanddate.com, Sky and Telescope, and Universe Today.