DAS Activities

DAS Public Nights

Public Nights
Tuesday and Thursday at
DU's Historic Chamberlin Observatory
Current start time is 7:30 pm
Costs to the public are:
$4.00 adults, $3.00 children
RESERVATIONS Please Click:
Public Night Reservations

Lunar Eclipse, M11, Binary Stars, Veil: September 2015

by Zach Singer

Western Veil Nebula, copyright Alan Erickson, June 2009

On the “to-see” list for this month, we have a total lunar eclipse, a relatively easy-to-find example of a rare carbon star, two different sets of binary stars, a well-known and brilliant open cluster, and an equally well-known supernova remnant, as well as […]

Center of the Milky Way: August 2015

by Zach Singer

From the author: With the aim of making this column useful to everyone, beginner and experienced observer alike, we’ll be looking at fewer targets beyond the solar system, but spending more time describing each one—just like we did last month. We’ll continue the separate “Getting Your Bearings” section (see the pdf version […]