CANCELLED - Stargazing at Red Mountain

This activity has been cancelled due to weather. 

Join members of the Northern Colorado Astronomical Society (NCAS) for an up-close look at the night sky over the Rockies. Telescopes will be available for viewing stars, galaxies, planets and more in a location normally closed at dusk with low light pollution. Bring your binoculars! There will also be a handout and some help available to view interesting objects without a telescope.This open house-style program is located at the Red Mountain Open Space parking lot, located north of Fort Collins. Dress warmly for evening temperatures and bring a red flashlight or headlamp if you have them. For up-to-date weather information, visit the NCAS website at Program is free, but registration is required.

In addition to stargazing at Red Mountain, space will be available for night sky photography during the evening with a beginners workshop from 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. Please register separately for the workshop (no registration needed to come take photos on your own)

Event Date: 
Friday, September 27, 2019 - 8:00pm to 11:00pm
Start Date has passed
Guided Hike or Program
Contact Name: 
Angela Borland
Contact Phone: 
(970) 619-4489
Per the Americans with Disabilities Act (ADA), Larimer County will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with a disability who need assistance. Services can be arranged with at least seven business days’ notice. Please email or call (970) 498-5967 or Relay Colorado 711. "Walk-in" requests for auxiliary aids and services will be honored to the extent possible but may be unavailable if advance notice is not provided.