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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 definition means “for the love of … Continue reading BASS Meeting this Saturday, March 19th, at 7PM, Sommers-Bausch Observatory

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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 in it’s classical definition means … Continue reading BASS Meeting this Saturday, February 20th, at 7PM, Sommers-Bausch Observatory

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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 it’s classical definition means “for … Continue reading BASS Meeting this Saturday, January 16th, at 7PM, Sommers-Bausch Observatory

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BASS Meeting this Saturday 12 December, 5-7:30 PM at Hartung’s

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. Bring a dish, beverages … Continue reading BASS Meeting this Saturday 12 December, 5-7:30 PM at Hartung’s

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BASS Meeting this Saturday 21 November, 7PM at SBO, “The Big Picture”

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 will present on methods … Continue reading BASS Meeting this Saturday 21 November, 7PM at SBO, “The Big Picture”

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