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Sunday, September 21, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Little Thompson Observatory’

LTO June Star Night

LTO June Star Night

  Friday, June 20, 2014 7:00–11:00 PM Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, The guest speaker is Dr Suzanne Metlay. The title of her talk is "Kepler Mission update: New Mission and New World" NASA’s Kepler Mission has discovered an Earth-sized exoplanet that may be in its star’s habitable zone. Kepler is poised to be born again as a planet hunter, after it seemed to be a doomed spacecraft. Meanwhile, earlier data reveals a vast array of objects orbiting other ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

  Public Star Night Friday, May 16, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 PM 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 Dr. Bob Stencel, professor of Astronomy at the University of Denver. The title of his talk is "Astronomy in a time of climate change" Prof. Stencel will survey the skyscape in terms of the increasing rates of terrestrial cloud formation and ... Full Story

April Star Night at the LTO

April Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 25, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 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 our website, www.starkids.org). The speaker for this evening will be Dr. Roger Culver, professor of Astronomy at CSU in Fort Collins. The title of his talk is “The Past, Present, and Future History of a Small-Scale Astronomical Consortium.” In 1995 the Global Network of Astronomical ... Full Story

March Star Night at the LTO

March Star Night at the LTO

Friday, March 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 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 LTO will not have a guest speaker on this evening, but instead will screen the movie “The City Dark” from filmmaker Ian Cheney, which was released in 2011. Is darkness becoming extinct? When filmmaker Ian Cheney moves from rural Maine to New York City and ... Full Story

February at the LTO

February at the LTO

    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). Friday, February 21, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 pm The guest speaker is Dr Paul Lightsey, mission systems engineer at Ball Aerospace, and the title of his talk is “The James Webb Space Telescope: The Magic’s in the Mirrors.” The James Webb Space Telescope is sometimes referred to as the Hubble ... Full Story

January Star Night at the LTO

January Star Night at the LTO

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, January 17, 2014 7:00 – 11:00 PM 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on www.starkids.org). The guest speaker is Bryan White, known from past years for his great 3-D comet slide show as well as an out of this world Aurora Borealis show. Bryan White has updated his show with new pictures from 2002, 2004, and 2006. He thought it would be interesting for people to see that ... Full Story

December Star Night at the LTO

December Star Night at the LTO

Friday December 20, 2013 from 7 – 11 p.m. 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 www.starkids.org). The guest speaker for this public star night will be the LTO’s own volunteer John Ensworth and the title of his talk will be “The Star of Wonder”. The nature of the star has been lost in history, confused by the passage of time. For millennia, believers, scoffers and the ... Full Story

LTO Star Night – November 2013

LTO Star Night – November 2013

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, November 15, 2013 7:30 – 11:00 PM. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on the website, www.starkids.org). The speaker for the evening will be Steve Kendrick, senior project engineer at Ball Aerospace. The title of his talk is “No Longer Lost in the Glare: Detecting Hidden Planets.” NASA is leading one of the most exciting searches in astronomy—the search ... Full Story

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory,

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory,

Friday, October 18, 2013 7:30 – 11:00 PM. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website, www.starkids.org). The speakers for this evening will be Cathy and Tim Haven, owners of S&S Optika in Littleton, Colo. The title of  their talk will be “How to select and buy the right telescope for you or your kids” S&S Optika, located at 6579 S. Broadway in Littleton, is the best telescope shop in a five hundred mile ... Full Story

LTO June Star Night

LTO June Star Night

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 www.starkids.org). Friday, June 21, 2013 7:00 – 11:00 PM   The guest speaker is Suzanne Metlay, faculty member at Western Governors University, and the title of her talk is “Tides In & Out of the Solar System”. Imagine tides without water and see the effects of tidal forces throughout the cosmos. Tides are the result ... Full Story

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