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Next Event: We have a Friday meeting in July instead of our usual Saturday meeting due to our special guest’s schedule. Friday, July 15th, 7PM at Sommer-Bausch Observatory (SBO). The guest speaker will be Prof. Bo Reipurth, from the University of Hawaii, on Multiple-Star Systems.


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BASS Meeting Friday, July 15th, 7PM at SBO

Our guest speaker will be University of Hawaii researcher and professor, Dr. Bo Reipurth. He will talk about the creation and evolution of multiple-star systems (binary and triple stars, think Tatooine). The telescope observing deck will be open for the standard Friday night open house after the meeting, weather permitting ...
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BASS Meeting Saturday, June 18th, 7PM at SBO

Flying a Satellite Our guest speaker will be David Wescott, a Software Engineer at Laboratory for Atmospheric and Space Physics. He will be discussing his experience as a flight controller for the commissioning of the Magnetospheric Multiscale Mission (MMS) spacecraft. After the talk, we will go up to the telescope ...
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BASS Meeting Saturday, May 21st, 7PM at SBO

We have reschedule Dr. Metlay from our previously announced April meeting, which was canceled to due a severe winter storm alert. She will be our speaker on Saturday May 21st, at the Sommers-Bausch Observatory on the CU Boulder campus. The Five Moons of Pluto Our featured speaker this month is ...
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BASS Meeting this Saturday, March 19th, at 7PM, Sommers-Bausch Observatory

Amateur Astronomy Series, Part 3, The Mount To start out 2016 on a fresh foot, we are linking 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 classical ...
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BASS Meeting this Saturday, February 20th, at 7PM, Sommers-Bausch Observatory

Amateur Astronomy Series, Part 2, Building Up A Newtonian Telescope To start out 2016 on a fresh foot, we are linking 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 ...
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BASS Meeting this Saturday, January 16th, at 7PM, Sommers-Bausch Observatory

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 ...
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