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Friday, July 25, 2014

Posts Tagged ‘star night’

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

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

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

February Star Night at the LTO

February Star Night at the LTO

Friday, February 15, 2013 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 guest speaker is Dr. Pablo Bauleo. He is an astrophysicist who has devoted over a decade of his professional life to shed light into solving the mystery of ultra-high energy cosmic rays as a member of the Pierre Auger Observatory. The history of cosmic ... Full Story

October Star Night at the LTO

October 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 Friday, October 19, 2012 - 7:30 – 11:00 p.m. The speaker for this evening will be Robert Arn.  The title of his talk will be “Bringing the Night Sky Down to Earth” With all the amazing images coming out of Hubble and other major observatories it is easy to experience a disconnect between ... Full Story

Star Night at the LTO

Star Night at the LTO

    Friday, September 21, 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 our website, www.starkids.org). Our speakers for this evening will be Drs. Irene and Steve Little of Estes Park.  The title of their talk will be “2012 - Doomsday or Hoax?” According to the Long Count Mayan calendar, on Dec 21, 2012 the 13th Baktun ends (and a new one ... Full Story

August Star Night at the LTO

August Star Night at the LTO

  Friday, August 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 the website, www.starkids.org). The speaker for this evening will be Dr John Bally of the Department of Astrophysical and Planetary Sciences, Center for Astrophysics and Space Astronomy, University of Colorado in Boulder. His talk will be about recent surveys of the Galactic Plane with the ... Full Story

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