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Wednesday, October 22, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘Little Thompson Observatory’

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory, Friday, 16 April from 7:00 – 11:00 p.m. 850 Spartan Ave at Berthoud High School (park east of the high school; directions are posted on our website www.starkids.org) Our guest speaker for Friday April 16, 2010 will be former astronaut Joseph “Joe” Tanner. The title of his talk will be “Exploration.” Joe Tanner grew up in Danville, Illinois, and studied at the University of Illinois where he graduated in 1973 with ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

By Meinte Veldhuis President, Little Thompson Science Foundation Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory. Friday, February 19, 2010 from 7– 11 p.m. 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 for Friday February 19 will be Edward Armstrong, an experienced sailor, who will talk about Celestial Navigation. Celestial Navigation, also known as astronavigation, ... Full Story

Chaco Canyon Echoes With Mysteries

By Jamie Folsom Berthoud Recorder The inhabitants of Chaco Canyon obviously paid attention to the sky. And although it’s not clear anyone actually resided in the 30 central buildings, the structures are all oriented to the patterns and events of the sun and moon –– equinoxes and eclipses, among others. This hundreds-of-years-old village stands as a monument to the human pursuit of information, both to those who once built Chaco, and to those who seek answers about the ... Full Story

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