The shadow created by a total eclipse of the sun.
Websites about astronomy and observing
The Astronomical League is an umbrella organization for astronomy groups around the country.
For articles such as an Introduction to Astronomy, Binocular Observing, Observing Clubs and more, try www.mikehotka.com
Sky and Telescope is a great resource for astronomy news, tools, basics and more.
Tonight’s Sky is a video series of constellations you can observe in the night sky.
Astronomy Now bills itself as the United Kingdom's largest astronomy magazine.
Space provides news on space exploration, innovation and astronomy.
Universe Today is a non-commercial space and astronomy news website.
Heavens Above shows predictions of satellite passes, eclipses, and more.
The Astronomy, Science and Physics Guide has many more links to resources for learning and using astronomy and physics.
There are more resources on our Educational and Community Outreach page.
'No observational problem will not be solved by more data.'
-Vera Rubin, Astronomer who in 1980 provided evidence for the existence of dark matter
Podcasts about astronomy and other science topics
Fact-based, weekly discussions on topics ranging from planets to cosmology. Hosts Fraser Cain and Dr. Pamela L. Gay explore what is known and being discovered about the universe around us.
Articles from the LAS Newsletter Archives
You can borrow a telescope kit from the Longmont, Louisville, Broomfield and Carbon Valley public libraries. All you need is a library card. A kit includes a 4.5” reflector telescope, EZ-finder, eyepiece, red headlamp, instruction manual, guide book and a tote.
From Members of the Longmont Astronomical Society