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.


  • May 06, 2022 11:49 AM | Sarah Detty (Administrator)

    Read the latest newsletter in our archives.

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  • May 03, 2022 10:51 AM | Sarah Detty (Administrator)

    Read the following article for tips and dark sky locations from 5280 magazine's edition on Colorado stargazing: https://www.5280.com/2022/04/your-guide-to-stargazing-in-colorado/

  • April 09, 2022 6:12 PM | Sarah Detty (Administrator)
    In this issue:
    • Front cover: “Cone and Fur Fox Area” by Stephen Garretson
    • LAS Zoom meeting on April 21 at 7pm - “The Visible Broadband Imager of the Daniel K. Inouye Solar Telescope” by Friedrich Woeger
    • Notes for the March 17 meeting by Vern Raben, secretary
    • Newsletter archive notes for April 2012 and 2002
    • Navigating the mid April Night Sky by John Goss
    • The Planets in April by Vern Raben
    • Celestial Events in April by John Goss
    • Comets C/2019 L3 (ATLAS), 19P/Borrelly, C/2017 K2 (PANSTARRS), and C/2021 O3 (PANSTARRS) in April
    • More amazing phots March by member imagers
    • Back cover: “Rosette” by Rolando Garcia
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  • March 30, 2022 10:00 PM | Sarah Detty (Administrator)

    NASA will send your name to space on Artemis I. Apply to upload your name to a flash drive that will be sent on this space mission and flown around the moon! See https://www.nasa.gov/send-your-name-with-artemis/ for more details.

  • March 22, 2022 9:27 PM | Sarah Detty (Administrator)

    NASA added 65 new exoplanets to their planetary archive, bringing the total to 5,000 worlds. They found, "30% are gas giants, 31% are super-Earths, and 35% are Neptune-like. Just 4% are terrestrial, or rocky planets like Earth or Mars."

    Read more in the following article: https://www.cnn.com/2022/03/21/world/5000-exoplanets-confirmation-nasa-scn/index.html

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