May Video Posted

Our May video is on YouTube
Dr Vicky Hamilton, NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKjkehglVGl-oV6eEwWsiVA

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Public Star Night 15 June 2018 – Dr Suzanne Metlay – “Beyond NASA: Private, Commercial, and International Spaceflight”

Our guest speaker is Dr Suzanne Metlay, full-time faculty at Western Governors University, and the title of her presentation is “Beyond NASA: Private, Commercial, and International Spaceflight”

We are nearly 20 years into the 21st century and Colorado is 1st in U.S. private sector aerospace employment, has the 2nd largest aerospace economy in the country,

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April Video Posted

Our April video is on YouTube
Allison Barto, The James Webb Space Telescope
https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCKjkehglVGl-oV6eEwWsiVA

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June 2018 Volunteer Training

In case you are interested in becoming a volunteer, or you are a current volunteer who wants to refresh your volunteer knowledge…

Our next LTO volunteer orientation session will be held on Saturday, June 2nd, from 1:00 – 3:00 pm. (Date changed to avoid Memorial Day weekend.) This is a chance to meet some of our board members,

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Public Star Night 18 May 2018 – Dr Vicky Hamilton – SwRI – “NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Mission to the Asteroid Bennu (and Back)”

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Dr Vicky Hamilton from Boulder’s Southwest Research Institute (SwRI), and the topic of her talk will about the OSIRIS-REx mission.

The primary objective of NASA’s Origins-Spectral Interpretation-Resource Identification-Security-Regolith Explorer (OSIRIS-REx) mission is to return a pristine sample from the asteroid Bennu to help scientists understand the origin and evolution of our solar system,

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Public Star Night – 20 April 2018 – Allison Barto – Ball Aerospace – The James Webb Space Telescope

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Allison Barto, the program manager for the James Webb Space telescope at Ball Aerospace.

Since the invention of the telescope over 400 years ago, humans have been building bigger and more powerful telescopes in a drive to better understand our amazing Universe.

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Annual Fundraiser for LTO

Attached is a flyer for our Annual Fund Raiser at City Star Brewery in downtown Berthoud on Saturday, March 24. We will do an afternoon solar viewing session between 3 – 5 pm and an evening viewing session from 6 – 9 pm. Hope you can join us and support our observatory.

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Public Star Night March 16, 2018 – John Ensworth – ” Is the world around you a computer simulation?”

Is the world around you a computer simulation?” An exploration of information, artificial intelligence, and the thoughts of Elon Musk and Nick Bostrom.

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be our own volunteer and board member John Ensworth.

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February Video Posted

Our February video has been posted on YouTube
Bill Possel, The Cassini Mission at Saturn!
https://www.youtube.com/user/LTOSTARKIDS

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January Video Posted

Our January video has been posted on YouTube
Dr. Cherilynn Morrow, Chaco Astronomy!
https://www.youtube.com/user/LTOSTARKIDS

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