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211 Leon Street, Delta, CO   81416
Information and FAX Telephone: 970 874 6926
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Calendar of Upcoming Public Events

DATE HOST   ACTIVITY INFORMATION
Beginning May 24, 2017
Wednesdays & Fridays
May thru September
BLCA Logo.jpg Event Programs & Telescopic Viewing
Presentations:   Astronomy Evening Programs by NPS Interpreters
followed by celestial viewing (weather dependent) using BCAS member and NPS telescopes with individual interpretation
Location Black Canyon National Park (Area Map)    12 miles east of Montrose, Colorado (Detail Map)
Call the park visitor center at   970 249 1914   or visit  Black Canyon National Park Website   for more information
Time Evenings (beginning 1/2 hr. after sunset)
ASTROFEST
June 21st thru 24th 2017
Wednesday Thru Saturday
BLCA Logo.jpg Event Programs & Safe Solar Viewing & Nighttime Telescopic Viewing
Presentations:   2017 Black Canyon AstroFest
Nighttime viewing follows program (weather dependent) using BCAS member and NPS telescopes with individual interpretation
Location Black Canyon National Park (Area Map)    12 miles east of Montrose, Colorado (Detail Map)
Call the park visitor center at   970 249 1914   or visit  Black Canyon National Park Website   for more information
Time Evenings (beginning 1/2 hr. after sunset)
July 22, 2017
Saturday
BLCA Logo.jpg Event Programs & Telescopic Viewing
Presentations:   Star Gazing on Grand Mesa
followed by celestial viewing (weather dependent) using BCAS member telescopes with individual interpretation
Location West End of Grand Mesa (Area Map)    on the east side of Island Lake (Detail Map)
Call the Grand Mesa Visitor Center at   970 856 4153   or visit  Grand Mesa National Forest Website   for more information
Time 8:15 PM MDT

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The BCAS meets on a weekday nearest full moon every month except November and December.  The public is welcome to attend.

The BCAS and sister clubs, the Western Colorado Astronomy Club and the Gunnison Valley Observatory conduct public events at national park, state park and municipal sites.
Keep checking this page for BCAS public star party and sunwatch announcements.  All BCAS events are FREE (excepting state and national park entrance fees).

We offer programs on telescope selection and assist new owners with setup and operation. Preserve and read the dreaded instructions!
If lost, check manufacturer website for downloadable replacement manuals.


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