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!
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Public Star Night 16 Feb 2018 – Bill Possel – “Cassini Mission at Saturn”

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Bill Possel from Boulder’s Laboratory for Atmospheric and space Physics (LASP), and the topic of his talk will be “the Cassini Mission at Saturn – An Epic Ending to an Epic Mission”.

During its “Grand Finale,” the Cassini mission studied a never-before-explored region very close to Saturn.

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February Flyer Posted

The LTO Flyer for our February 16th Public Talk has been posted. Feel free to download and/or distribute – thanks! https://drive.google.com/open?id=1KaQP5APGZbl2U9q6x2kluqlKLEaMIM3v

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December Video Posted

Our December video has been posted on YouTube

Dr. John Ensworth, Star of Wonder!

https://www.youtube.com/user/LTOSTARKIDS

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Public Star Night 19 January 2018 – Dr Cherilynn Morrow – Chaco Astronomy

Our guest speaker for this public star night will be Dr Cherilynn Morrow and the topic of her talk will be about the astronomy of Chaco Culture National Historic Park.

The presentation for Little Thompson Observatory will offer an educational and entertaining description of astronomy and archaeo-astronomy at the remote Chaco Culture National Historical Park in northwestern New Mexico,

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Public Star Night – 15 December 2017 – “Star of Wonder” – John Ensworth

THE STAR OF BETHLEHEM FASCINATES.

The nature of the star has been lost in history, confused by the passage of time. For millennia, believers, scoffers and the curious have wondered at the Biblical account of the Star. The Bible recounts unusual or even impossible astronomical events at Christ’s birth.

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Public Star Night 17 Nov 2017 – “The Great American Eclipse 2017 – Revisited”

Our guest speakers are Mark Rennert, John Hiatt, John Ensworth and Ian Bolinger.

The first solar eclipse in 99 years to traverse the United States from coast to coast was truly amazing. It was so amazing we think it’s worth reliving at least one more time. If you were not able to see it in its glorious full totality,

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