Northern Colorado Astronomical Society (NCAS)

Sat Nov 29, 7:30p: Public Skygazing, 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.

See the 2014_Brochure for a club overview.

Pacman Nebula

Oct26 Pacman Nebula
( 2014 Charlie Davis)

Solar Eclipse

Oct23 Solar Eclipse
2014 Robert Grover)

CED 214

Oct20 CED 214
( 2014 George Angelos)

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

NCAS Regular Meetings (NCAS meets at the new Ft Collins Museum of Discovery)
Thu Dec 4, 6:30p
(Mtg 6:15p, Dinner 7:45p)
Zach Schierl, NCAS: "Impacts, Dinosaurs, and You!" 408 Mason Court
Ft Collins

Thu Jan 8, 6:30p
(Mtg 6:15p, Dinner 7:45p)
Dr. David Malaspina, CU Laboratory for Atmospheric & Space Physics (LASP): "The Solar Probe Mission" 408 Mason Court
Ft Collins

Thu Feb 5, 6:30p
(Mtg 6:15p, Dinner 7:45p)
Dr. Roger Culver, CSU: TBD 408 Mason Court
Ft Collins

Thu Mar 5, 6:30p
(Mtg 6:15p, Dinner 7:45p)
Carla Johns, former telescope operator at: "The Revered Mt Wilson Observatory: Yesterday and Today" 408 Mason Court
Ft Collins

Thu Apr  2, 2015
Speaker to be announced. Suggestions/volunteers for speakers/topics should be directed to the NCAS VP . 408 Mason Court
Ft Collins

Thu May 7, 6:30p
(Mtg 6:15p, Dinner 7:45p)
Dr. Emily Levesque, CU Center for Astrophysics & Space Astronomy (CASA): The Weirdest Stars in the Universe 408 Mason Court
Ft Collins

Public Skygazing (click on location link for exact site; see full schedule via volunteer pages)
Sat Nov 29, 7:30p
Sat Dec 13, 7:30p
Sat Dec 27, 7:30p
Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space parking area.
7-day moon, Autumn Sky
Winter sky (no moon), Orion Nebula, Geminid Meteors?
7-day moon, Winter sky, Jupiter ~9p
0.5mi WNW of 
Carpenter Rd (CR32)  and Eagle Ranch Rd.

Wed Dec 10, 7:30p
Poudre Learning Center student/public skygazing
Winter sky, Orion Nebula, Gibbous Moonrise 8:52p
8313 West F St

Reserved/Private Events (see NCAS Outreach page to request an event for your group)
Wed Dec 3, 6:30-8p
Olander ES Astronomy night skygazing 3401 Auntie Stone St
Fort Collins
Tue Jan 27, 6-8p
Big Thompson ES "Starry Night" skygazing 7702 W. Highway 34
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 Nov 21, 4:40p 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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