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

Astronomy and Pseudo-Science

President’s Message, September 2015 by Ron Hranac, DAS President

Although most of us are not professional scientists, what we amateur astronomers do still rests solidly on the accuracy of scientific facts and logical reasoning. When we deal with the general public, though, we’re occasionally confronted with the unscientific side of things.

As I write this […]

Benefits of DAS Membership

President’s Message – by Ron Hranac, August 2015

How much do you know about the benefits of membership in Denver Astronomical Society? If you were to put together a list of those benefits, what would be on that list? Most DAS members are familiar with our monthly general meetings and lectures at the University of […]

The Joys of Astronomy on the Road

President’s Message – July 2015 Ron Hranac, DAS President

What comes to mind when you read the phrase, “astronomy on the road”? Loading your scope and accessories in the trunk of your car and heading for a favorite observing site? Carrying binoculars or a small scope on a business or vacation trip? Visiting an observatory, […]

Astronomy Then and Now

Ron Hranac, DAS President

President’s Message, June 2015 by Ron Hranac, President, Denver Astronomical Society

We live in an exciting time of space exploration and discovery. Ongoing and upcoming missions will add to science, and no doubt challenge some of what we thought we knew. Think about those two sentences for a moment.

I […]