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Saturday, October 19, 2019

Posts Tagged ‘asteroids’

LTO Star Night-May 17, 2019

LTO Star Night-May 17, 2019

The speaker for this evening will be Dr. Dan Durda from Southwest Research Institute in Boulder and the title of his talk will be “All These Worlds: The Exoplanet Revolution”. For generations we've wondered whether we are alone in the Universe. Thanks in large part to space missions like Kepler, we now know that we live in a galaxy full of diverse planetary systems. Not only are we detecting planets around thousands of other stars, we are beginning to characterize them as well, ... Full Story

“Near Earth Objects” at the LTO

“Near Earth Objects” at the LTO

Friday, April 15, 2011  7 – 11 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website www.starkids.org).   The guest speaker is Bob Arentz from Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp and the title of his talk will be “Searching for Near-Earth Objects (NEOs)”. The inner solar system is home to the planet we care about the most, and also to something like a million other ... Full Story