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Campus Announcements | Best-selling Author Wes Moore: Tonight in Carson Auditorium
Wes Moore is an Army combat veteran, national bestselling author, and social entrepreneur. His first book, "The Other Wes Moore", became an instant New York Times and Wall Street Journal[…] Read More

Library News and Events | What You Need to do to Vote in Colorado
Voting is your opportunity to have a say in the leaders and the laws that govern us. Here’s some information on how to vote in November’s midterm elections. Registering to[…] Read More

Your super source for everything AS&F... | Proposed Constitutional Changes
Please find attached the latest proposed constitutional change. This change would require all funding measures to be approved by a 2/3 majority vote. It will officially be proposed at the[…] Read More

Adams State University Observatory | The open house was clouded out, but tours were given
We had no luck with the weather on Saturday night, but we still had visitors show up, including families with kids, college students, and other community members.  Those who visited[…] Read More

Computing Services | Tip #2 for National Cyber Security Awareness Month
We are now well into National Cyber Security Awareness Month. Remember, you can always check the Stay Safe Online NCSAM website for more information and tips! Cyber security is[…] Read More

Featured: Partial Solar Eclipse Oct. 23

Lunar eclipses and Solar eclipses usually occur about two weeks apart:  a lunar eclipse will occur when the Moon is on the opposite side of Earth from the Sun and thus is full, and then a solar eclipse will occur two weeks later when the Moon is on the same side of the Earth as the Sun and thus is new.  (Of course, it can happen in the opposite order just as easily.) That is the case right now.  We had a total lunar eclipse on Wednesday morning during Full Moon, and there will be a partial solar eclipse at the next New Moon, on Oct. 23.  Again, this is a partial solar eclipse: the Moon's umbra will miss the Earth, and so we will only see part of the Sun's disk blocked by the Moon - at greatest eclipse, about 52% of the Sun's diameter will be covered, or about 41% of it's area  (here in southern Colorado). For those of us in Alamosa (and other towns in the San Luis Valley), the eclipse will begin at about 3:22 p.m. and end at about 5:45 p.m.  Greatest eclipse will occur at 4:38.  All times local (MDT). Standard Warning:  NEVER look directly at Continue reading Partial Solar Eclipse Oct. 23 is powered by WordPress µ | Spam prevention powered by Akismet