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Sommers-Bausch Observatory

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Address: Regent Drive At Kittridge Loop, Boulder, CO 80309-0001
Phone Number: +1 303-492-6732

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Transit of Venus -- great experience

On June 5, 2012, I went to the Sommers-Bausch Observatory and the Fiske Planetarium next door to see the Transit of Venus. It was a wonderful experience. Members of the general... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 25 September 2012
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Boulder, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 September 2012

On June 5, 2012, I went to the Sommers-Bausch Observatory and the Fiske Planetarium next door to see the Transit of Venus. It was a wonderful experience. Members of the general public could observe the transit through the Observatory's own telescopes and through another dozen telescopes brought in by volunteers. Three generations of my family loved it. Unfortunately, there will... More 

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