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

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Public Night

Great North American Solar Eclipse of 2017

August 21, 2017 @ 10:23 am – 1:14 pm

The DAS will not be conducting any activities at DU’s Historic Chamberlin Observatory because virtually all of our members will be observing the eclipse in the path of totality.

How to View 2017’s Total Solar Eclipse, by Ron Hranac, Denver Astronomical Society

However, here are some preparatory presentations and information on viewing of the 92% partial eclipse in the Denver area:

Duration and Appearance of the Partial Solar Eclipse in Denver

NCAR Explorer Series: The Sun, the Moon and ​Us aka ​A guide to the great American eclipse of 2017 with Dr. Scott McIntosh
Denver Central Library
Conference Center
July 19, 2017 – 4:00pm – 5:30pm
(DAS Table)

Eclipse Presentation at Standley Lake Library
Saturday, July 29th 1:PM – 2:30 PM
(Sorin presenting)

DMNS Eclipse Free Day
Sunday, August 6th
(DAS Table)

DIY Lab: Make a Pinhole Eclipse Viewer at Golden Library
Sunday, August 13th 1:30 – 2:30 PM

DMNS Science Lounge: Total Eclipse
Thursday August 17, 6:30-9:30 PM (Adults only)
Paid Event ($15)

August 21 Eclipse Day Events Around Denver:
(Note: Denver will not experience a total solar eclipse, only about a 92% eclipse.)

JeffCo Libraries are hosting eclipse viewing events at all of their branches.

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