LONGMONT, Colo. – Front Range Community College will have a public stargazing from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday, October 10, and Monday, October 21. A nearly full moon should be visible on October 10 (weather permitting).
The observatory is in the courtyard of the Classroom Building of the Boulder County Campus, 2121 Miller Drive, Longmont. Once you enter the courtyard, just look for the white dome.
Amateur astronomers are invited to bring their own telescopes to set up in the courtyard.
This event is free, and no reservations are taken. The event may be canceled because of inclement weather or unforeseen equipment issues. Because circumstances can change at the last minute, follow @frcc on Twitter or contact Anthony Smith at (303) 678-3867.
About Front Range Community College
FRCC offers nearly 100 degree and certificate programs from locations in Boulder County, Larimer County, Westminster, and Brighton, and online. FRCC is a member of the Colorado Community College System.
About the Colorado Community College System
The Colorado Community College System (CCCS) is the state’s largest system of higher education, serving more than 144,000 students annually at 13 colleges and 39 locations across Colorado. Our open access mission ensures all Coloradans who aspire to enrich their lives have access to quality higher education opportunities. CCCS students save time and money with affordable tuition and fees, concurrent enrollment, and guaranteed transfer to any public university in Colorado. Online courses are available via Colorado Community Colleges Online. CCCS also oversees career and technical programs in our 13 colleges, more than 160 school districts, and six other post-secondary institutions. By partnering with business and industry, CCCS helps employers meet workforce needs and prepares students for direct entry to their chosen career pathway. The vast majority of our students are Colorado residents and, after graduation, 97 percent of our students stay in state, becoming the workforce that powers the Colorado economy and the heart of our neighborhoods, businesses, and communities.