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Thursday, October 23, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘LTO’

May Star Night at the LTO

May Star Night 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). The speaker for the evening will be Mike Hotka, a senior software engineer at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder and an intrepid amateur astronomer, Deep Sky Marine, JPL Solar System Ambassador and Dark Sky Ranger. He is also a volunteer at the LTO. His talk will be on the discovery of the ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

Friday, April 20, 2012 7:30 – 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  speaker for the evening will be Monte Henderson, a senior program manager at Ball Aerospace & Technologies Corp. in Boulder, CO. His talk will feature the Deep Impact Mission to Comet Tempel1. On July 4th, 2005, NASA’s Deep Impact program completed a ... Full Story

February Star Night at the LTO

February Star Night at the LTO

Friday, February 17, 2012 7:30 – 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  www.starkids.org). The speakers for this evening will be Andrea Schweitzer and Daniel Greenidge, both volunteers with the LTO. Their talk is titled: Outdoor Lighting and its Effect on our Safety, Streets and Skies. Good quality outdoor lighting improves safety, is better for business, and ... Full Story

December Star Nights (2) at the LTO

December Star Nights (2) at the LTO

Friday December 16, 2011 7 – 11 PM Special 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 LTO volunteer John Ensworth and the title of his special talk will be “Are we alone?” What is life? Are there extreme environments on Earth where we are surprised to find life? Does this tell us anything about ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

Friday November 18, 2011,  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 speakers, Chief Sam Moves Camp and Jim Tolstrup, will present “Lakota Star Knowledge.” As part of this talk, a brief ceremony, which may include Lakota singers, will be held to formally consecrate the new Lakota Native American Indian constellation wall in the warm room at ... Full Story

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

Public Star Night at the Little Thompson Observatory

  Friday, October 21, 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 at www.starkids.org). The guest speaker will be Dr Thomas Bogdan from NOAA. The title of his talk will be “Space Weather”. Space weather refers to conditions on the Sun and in the space environment that can influence the performance and reliability of space-borne and ground-based ... 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 ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

 

Star Night at the LTO, Jan 21

Star Night at the LTO, Jan 21

Great Golf, The LTO Open

Great Golf, The LTO Open

The Little Thompson Observatory in Berthoud is hosting the LTO Open Golf Tournament on Saturday July 17, 2010 at Twin Peaks Golf Course in Longmont. The format is 4 person teams, best ball. The event starts at 8:00 AM with check-in beginning at 7AM.  Mulligan’s and putting string are available at extra cost. Single golfers are welcome too; tournament organizers can help place you on a team. The tournament is a fund raiser to support the final phase of expansion which includes bringing ... Full Story

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