Zacheis Planetarium and ASU Observatory

Zacheis Planetarium

Total Lunar Eclipse on Oct. 8

In the predawn hours of Oct. 8, Coloradoans will be able to see one of the universes beautiful spectacles: a total lunar eclipse.  Read about it on the Sky Watch page.

Fall semester planetarium programs

Ok, I’m running pretty late here, I’ll admit that.  But to be complete, we’re showing movies on Thursday evenings at 7:00 and 7:45 and Friday afternoons at 4:30 and 5:15.  As of this writing, the schedule of programs, available on … Continue reading

Adams State University Observatory

Aerial Photo

Mike Henderson shared a fantastic aerial photo he took this afternoon with a quad-copter. It almost makes us look like we’re out in the middle of nowhere. Almost…

First Photos

Last week I was able to start making photos with our new color CCD camera. These are single exposures with no processing.  With multiple exposures stacked and processed, they will get much better. But for now, it’s nice to start … Continue reading