Longmont Astronomical Society


News, presentations, astrophotography and happenings are included in the monthly newsletter. Current and past issues are in the Newsletter Archive

Some other news items can be found below.


  • November 05, 2021 11:53 AM | Paul Kammermeier (Administrator)

    In this issue:

    • Front cover - Wizard Nebula by M. J. Post
    • LAS Meeting November 18 at 7 pm, “Star Struck: Spaceweather for humans and technology” by Dr. Delores Knipp
    • Planets, lunar phases, and star party targets for November
    • Comets 2021 A1 (Leonard), C/2019 L3 (ATLAS), and 67P/Cheryumov-Gerisminko
    • Navigating mid November Sky by John Goss
    • Partial lunar eclipse times
    • Have you seen dwarf planet Ceres? By John Goss
    • LAS member photos in October
    • Back cover - M45 by Stephen Garretson

    You can find it in the Newsletter ArchivesThe newsletter is designed to be viewed as a magazine. In Adobe Acrobat click on the "View" menu at the top of the app and then select the “Page Display" and then "Two Page View". You may also need to adjust the zoom size by clicking on "View", then "Zoom", and then “Zoom to Page Level”.

  • June 15, 2021 9:27 AM | Paul Kammermeier (Administrator)

    Volunteers from the Colorado Springs Astronomy Association studied the light at the park over three years, won a regional award for their work, and ended up with an official Dark Sky Park designation. Learn more about Dark Skies in Colorado on our Light Pollution page.

  • April 14, 2021 3:43 PM | Paul Kammermeier (Administrator)

    Professor Fred Grey chairs the Physics and Astronomy Department at Regis University in Denver. On a recent episode of Colorado Matters, he talks about the significance of this research. He also discusses technology transfer and the role his students played in the research.

  • April 08, 2021 1:34 PM | Paul Kammermeier (Administrator)

    The International Dark Sky Association designation makes Mesa Verde the 100th International Dark Sky Park.

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