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.


  • October 06, 2021 5:59 PM | Vern Raben (Administrator)

    In this issue:

    • Front Cover - NGC 7635 Bubble Nebula by M. J. Post
    • Centerfold - Western Veil by Rolando Garcia
    • Back Cover - Heart and Soul Nebula by Stephen Garretson
    • LAS Meeting Oct 21: “Moons and Small Bodies in the Solar System” by Dr. Amanda Hendrix
    • Notes for the Sept. 16 Meeting
    • Planets and Lunar Phases in October
    • Comets C/1019 L3 (ATLAS) and 67P/Cheryumov-Gerisminko
    • Navigatng the mid-Oct Night Sky by John Goss
    • Newsletter Archives from Oct. 1991, 2001, and 2011
    • LAS member images from Sept
  • 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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