Longmont Astronomical Society


More member astrophotography can be found on our Astrophotos page and in our newsletter archives.

Upcoming events

Monthly Meeting

Thursday, June 16, 2022

Online Zoom Invite will be emailed.

In-person location: Erie Highlands Clubhouse 185 Highlands Cir, Erie, CO 80516

If you are not a member and would like to join our next meeting,

Contact via email and we'll send you an invitation.


Spectrographic Presentation

by Clarke Yeager (LAS Member)

Clarke will discuss design issues that solve a common problem with spectrographs, a topic he presented at a conference in California.


Directions to Erie Highlands Clubhouse 185 Highlands Cir, Erie, CO 80516

  • If you are coming from Longmont go south on Highway 287 and turn left (east) on Erie Parkway (aka Weld Co 8 or Isabelle Rd). You then turn right at the light on Highlands Blvd (south) and then right on Highlands Cir (west); continue for about half a block. Clubhouse is across the street to your left (south).
  • If you are coming from Boulder, Louisville, or Lafayette head east on South Boulder Road and turn left (north) on Highway 287. Turn right (east) on Erie Parkway. You then turn right at the light on Highlands Blvd (south) and then right on Highlands Cir (west); continue for about half a block. Clubhouse is across the street to your left (south).



View previous LAS meeting presenters


Tonight's Sky

The Space Telescope Science Institute gives a quick look at the constellations you can see each month.

What's Up

This video from NASA shows you skywatching highlights for each month.

Resources

For Teachers

Visit our Educational and Community Outreach page for Science Project ideas, websites specifically for students, and more.

Observing the Night Sky

This section of our Astronomy Resources page offers information to help you plan for a night of stargazing.

Astro Calendar 

A day-by-day schedule of what will be visible in the night sky, along with links to detailed explanations.

For Kids

Peppa finds herself getting into all kinds of learning adventures. Join her on this one where she learns about stars.

Astronomy Equipment Donations 

In keeping with our mission to support amateur astronomy in our community, visit our Donations page. Please contact us if you have astronomy equipment to donate. 


Become a Member!

Membership in the LAS is open to all people of any age. We offer Student and Individual Memberships.


Donate to the LAS

You can donate to the general fund or our telescope fund. Thank you!



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