Colorado Astronomy Day

The Denver Astronomical Society will be hosting Colorado Astronomy Day at DU’s Historic Chamberlin Observatory during the daytime and evening.

During the day, view the Sun through DU’s famous 20-inch Clark-Saëgmuller refractor and many DAS member telescopes on the south lawn of Observatory Park. Experience astronomy exhibits and presentations inside the observatory, including meteorites and demonstrations. There will be special fun and educational activities for kids and those who want to discover more about astronomy.

After dark, view the moon, planets, star clusters, and beautiful double stars through the 20-inch refractor and dozens of telescopes of different sizes and types operated by DAS members.

Outdoor events and activities are FREE! Pricing to enter the observatory and view through the famous 20″ 121 year old Alvin Clark telescope is $2 / person or $5 / family.

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