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Front Range Community College is hosting two public stargazing events at its campus in Longmont this month.

These FREE events are open to all FRCC students, faculty, instructors—and the general public.

Please remember to wear your mask, regardless of vaccination status.

No reservations are necessary.

Amateur astronomers are invited to bring their own telescopes to set up in the courtyard.


The observatory is in the courtyard of the Classroom Building of FRCC’s Boulder County Campus.

2121 Miller Drive in Longmont

(Once you enter the courtyard, just look for the white dome.)


  • Thursday, February 10
  • Wednesday, February 23
  • Both events from 8:00 – 9:30 PM
Artist's enhancement of a full eclipsed moon.
Credit: NASA


The event may be canceled because of inclement weather or unforeseen equipment issues. Check this link for local sky conditions.

Because circumstances can change at the last minute, follow @frccedu on Twitter or contact Anthony Smith at (303) 678-3867.

To request access accommodations due to a disability, please call 303.678.3643 at least five business days prior to this event.

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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 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. By partnering with business and industry, CCCS helps employers meet workforce needs and prepares students for direct entry to their chosen career pathway.

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