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Colorado Astronomy Day

This year's Colorado Astronomy Day is scheduled for Saturday, October 16th, 2010. In Denver, the celebration will feature special exhibits and solar viewing at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science, and nighttime astronomical viewing at the University of Denver's Historic (and recently renovated) Chamberlin Observatory. These activities are coordinated with the Astronomical League's Fall National Astronomy Day, highlighting the International Year of Astronomy.

Highlights of Astronomy Day Activities: Details will be released closer to the event date. 

Informative presentations, Solar Observing, and interactive exhibits at the Denver Museum of Nature and Science (10 am to 4 pm) (Museum hours 9 am - 5 pm)
Presentations, exhibits, and nighttime astronomical observing hosted by DAS and the University of Denver at the DU's Historic Chamberlin Observatory (6 pm to 11 pm), conducted by DU staff and members of the Denver Astronomical Society

Extra Credit: Visit one of the activities planned for Colorado Astronomy Day. Write a one page reflection (typed, single spaced, 12 point font in Times New Roman) and attach your ticket stub for 2% of your course grade.