|Black Canyon Astronomical Society
211 Leon Street, Delta, CO 81416
Information and FAX Telephone: 970 874 6926
COME TO A MEETING OR STAR PARTY BEFORE PURCHASING A TELESCOPE
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Beginning May 24, 2017
Wednesdays & Fridays
May thru September
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
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)|
August 10, 2017
Monthly Meeting (Public Welcome)
Presentation: "Exploring Astronomy Sites and the Southern Sky in Chile" Phil Kelton (NPS Volunteer)
|Location||Centennial Room (Old Council Chambers), 24 South Uncompahgre Street in Montrose, Colorado|
|Time||7:00 PM MDT|
To view more information and maps, LeftClick on the blue colored text(s).
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
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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