Next Event: General Meeting and 2016 elections 16 January, 2016, 7pm at the Sommers-Bausch Observatory on the CU Boulder campus.
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Amateur Astronomy Series, Part 1, Foucault Testing
To start out 2016 on a fresh foot, we are going to link a series of meetings on the practice of amateur astronomy and the making and testing of telescopes. We will approach this from the perspective of the hobbyist, for amateur in it's ...Read More
Annual Holiday Potluck Meeting
5:00-7:30 PM at the Hartung house in the Gunbarrel neighborhood of northeast Boulder. We are trying the idea of holding it a little earlier in the evening this year to allow people to move on to other holiday events if they find their calendars full of opportunities ...Read More
BASS Meeting this Saturday 21st November, 7PM at Sommers-Bausch Observatory (SBO) on the CU Boulder campus.
The feature talk will be “The Big Picture”. Some of you may be aware that BASS President Dr. Steve Hartung has taken a new position as a research scientist in a satellite imaging company. He ...Read More
There is a lunar eclipse starting around sunset this evening. BASS has been asked to help with the expected large turnout at Fiske Planetarium on the CU Boulder campus. BASS will be on the open lawn and sidewalk area in front of the planetarium. I surveyed the site lines last ...Read More
Our guest speaker this month will be Dr. Dan Durda of the Southwest Research Institute (SwRI). The talk will be on "High Impact Science", because sometimes to do science, you have to blow things up.
Dr. Durda has spent many years studying various aspects of asteroids, including the dynamics of asteroid ...Read More
Steve Hartung will present information on the Rosetta-Philae at Comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko ...Read More