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"Chasing the Moon" at Grand Mesa Observatory

  • Grand Mesa Observatory 7475 Purdy Mesa Road Whitewater, CO, 81527 United States (map)

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN RESCHEDULED TO SATURDAY (6/15/19) DUE TO WEATHER

On Friday evening June 14th., observe the moon through the telescopes of the Western Colorado Astronomy Club at Grand Mesa Observatory. Views of the moon are always spectacular and endlessly fascinating, with craters, mountains, plains, rilles, and the terminator (the division between the illuminated and dark hemispheres of the moon) visible. You can also tour the observatory during this event. Starts at dusk. This event is "weather permitting". Please check the website grandmesaobservatory.com on the afternoon of the event to see if it is still on. The rain/cloud date is Saturday June 15.   

This event is part of the "Chasing the Moon" series of week-long events coordinated by Rocky Mountain PBS that celebrates the 50th. anniversary of the Apollo moon missions. For more information on other events please reference http://www.rmpbs.org/chasingthemoon/.

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