Northern Colorado Astronomical Society (NCAS)

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Thu Sep 24, 7p: School Skygazing - Lab School, Ft Collins
Fri Sep 25, 7p: School Skygazing - Coyote Ridge ES
Sun Sep 27, 7p: TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE - Fossil Creek Reservoir

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The purpose of our organization is to encourage the understanding & interest in the science & hobby of astronomy. We meet the first Thursday of each month & discuss our interests & share our experience in the universal world of astronomy.

Lunar Eclipse

Apr4 Lunar Eclipse

( 2015 Charlie Davis)

Leo Triplet

Mar20 Leo Triplet
( 2015 George Angelos)


Jan15 Comet Lovejoy

( 2015 Dan Laszlo)

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Northern Colorado Astronomical Society Event Calendar from the Night Sky Network.

NCAS Regular Meetings ( NCAS meets at the Ft Collins Museum of Discovery at 408 Mason Court, Ft Collins. You do not need to pay the museum admission fee unless you want to enter the main exhibits area. )

Public Skygazing (click on location link for exact site; see full schedule via volunteer pages)

Sun Sep 27, 7p
Fri Oct 30, 7:30p
Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space parking area.
TOTAL LUNAR ECLIPSE - Totality 8:11-9:23p
Autumn Sky
0.5mi WNW of 
Carpenter Rd (CR32)  and Eagle Ranch Rd.

Fri Oct 16, 6p
Bobcat Ridge skygazing.  Due to limited parking, guests (not volunteers) must pre-register for these events on the Ft Collins Natural Areas NatureTracker website.
Saturn, Summer sky
1mi WNW of Masonville, CO

Tue Nov 10, 7p
Poudre Learning Center skygazing for the public and Greeley students
Autumn Sky
83rd Av & W F St

Reserved/Private Events (see NCAS Outreach page to request an event for your group)
Thu Sep 24, 7p
Lab School for Creative Learning Skygazing
11-day Moon, Saturn, Autumn sky
1905 Orchard Pl
Fort Collins
Fri Sep 25, 7p
Coyote Ridge ES Skygazing
12-day Moon, Saturn, Autumn sky
7115 Avondale Rd
Fort Collins
TBD NCAS strives to share the wonders of astronomy with educational, community, and other non-profit groups. TBD

"New Moon" Dark Sky Observing (time listed is sunset)
Fri Oct 9, 6:25p Dark sky sites getting scarce - suggestions welcome! Oil drilling lights in Pawnee Grasslands have made the area unreliable for star parties. Subscribe to FRAC for plans

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