News, presentations, astrophotography and happenings are included in the monthly newsletter. Current and past issues are in the Newsletter Archive.
Some other news items can be found below.
In addition to the newsletter's usual club news and amazing images, check out Vern's article on Star Party targets for July!
Volunteers from the Colorado Springs Astronomy Association studied the light at the park over three years, won a regional award for their work, and ended up with an official Dark Sky Park designation. Learn more about Dark Skies in Colorado on our Light Pollution page.
Professor Fred Grey chairs the Physics and Astronomy Department at Regis University in Denver. On a recent episode of Colorado Matters, he talks about the significance of this research. He also discusses technology transfer and the role his students played in the research.
The International Dark Sky Association designation makes Mesa Verde the 100th International Dark Sky Park.
All the Cosmos a Canvas, opening on March 21, exhibits photos from the Hubble Space Telescope that highlight 'the natural beauty in our universe that’s often overlooked.'
The museum has Space and Rocketry exhibits too.
In the March issue:
It can be viewed here.
The December 2020 newsletter is now available at https://www.longmontastro/newsletters
The LAS newsletter for November, 2020 is now available online.
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