Northern Colorado Astronomical Society (NCAS)

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Sat May 30, 8:45p Campground Skygazing - Boyd Lake SP
Open to the public, but park entrance fee required (except for NCAS volunteers)
Thu Jun 4, 6:15p: Meeting & Astro Talk - Ft Collins Museum of Discovery
Sat Jun 6, 8:30p: Public Skygazing - Bobcat Ridge

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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.

Markarian's Chain

Mar21 Markarian's Chain

( 2015 Charlie Davis)

NGC 4236

Mar15 NGC 4236
( 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)
Sat May 30, 8:45p
Sat Jun 27, 9p
Boyd Lake (Colorado State Park) Campground Skygazing
12-day Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Summer sky
11-day Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Summer sky
3720 N County Rd 11

Sat Jun 6, 8:30p
Sat Jul 18, 8:30p
Bobcat Ridge Skygazing.  Due to limited parking, guests (not volunteers) must pre-register for these events on the Ft Collins Natural Areas NatureTracker website.
Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Summer sky
3-day Moon, Jupiter, Venus, Saturn, Summer sky
1mi WNW of Masonville, CO
Fri Jun 26, 9p
Sat Jul 25, 8:30p
Fossil Creek Reservoir Regional Open Space parking area.
9-day moon, Venus, Jupiter, Saturn, Summer Sky
9-day moon,  Saturn, Summer sky
0.5mi WNW of 
Carpenter Rd (CR32)  and Eagle Ranch Rd.

Reserved/Private Events (see NCAS Outreach page to request an event for your group)
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 Jun 12, 8:31p 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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