Real-life Demonstration of a Robotic Telescope in New Mexico

The Eagle Valley Astronomical Society Thursday, March 13, 2014, starting 7:30 pm Walking Mountains Science Center, Avon, Colorado A family-friendly presentation for all ages!  Remotely controlled telescopes and cameras have become common in modern astronomy. Weather permitting in New Mexico, we’ll log-on to a new 20-inch-diameter reflecting telescope at New Mexico Skies Observatory and take requests from the audience for

Star Clusters in the Winter Milky Way

Join Walking Mountains Science Center and the Eagle Valley Astronomical Society Thursday, February 13th at 7:30pm for “Star Clusters in the Winter Milky Way” The winter Milky Way now overhead shortly after sunset features beautiful star clusters that are easy to see with binoculars and small telescopes. Clusters are known in two types, “open” and “globular.” While open clusters are

Stars of the Winter Sky

Eagle Valley Astronomical Society presents… Stars of the Winter Sky Thursday, December 12th, 7:30 – 9:00pm Walking Mountains Science Center in Avon John Briggs and David Blum, members of the Eagle Valley Astronomical Society, will present a family astronomy program featuring how to see the most striking celestial objects in the winter evening sky. The presentation will feature a detailed

Stellafane EVAS

September Sky Watch, with a report from Stellafane 2013

The Eagle Valley Astronomical Society Presents… September Sky Watch Thursday, September 12, 2013—7:30 to 9:00pm At Walking Mountains Science Center, 318 Walking Mountains Lane, Avon CO Weather permitting, we shall use telescopes set up at Walking Mountains Science Center to explore celestial objects in the September evening sky. During twilight, John Briggs, who has just returned from two major trips