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We have had many requests to reopen the store to customer visits. Unfortunately we will remain closed for the remainder of the year and into 2021.

While many other retailers are reopening, we are choosing to take a research-based, safety-first approach. Based on what the available research is telling us, with our particular space and typical customer visits, we cannot safely operate in store shopping. I thought it was worth taking the time to outline why, after consideration and analysis, we have come to the conclusion that we cannot conduct in store shopping safely.

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We have been incredibly saddened and hurt by the deaths of George Floyd, Breonna Taylor, Manuel Ellis, and so many others. These events have brought to light once again the sad reality of racism in this country. We fully support #BlackLivesMatter and the protests across this nation and the world. We’ve also been saddened by the experiences of Christian Cooper and so many other people of color who have experienced racial profiling and harassment while trying to enjoy the experiences of the outdoors that so many of us take for granted. Astronomy falls into this same category today of predominantly white...

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STEAMFest Event Mar 7-8 We will be hosting a booth at Boulder STEAM Fest March 7th and 8th. This is a great family event with lots of science based interactive activities for all ages. Stop by our booth along the south wall of the main exhibit hall, and build your own constellation projector!   Sales and Deals March kicks off a few new sales, including the Advanced VX telescopes from Celestron, and a sale on Meade wide angle eyepieces.   Tariff Impacts Trade war tariffs are hitting in a big way now. Prices are going up on most accessories, and...

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It has taken longer than I had hoped to get here, but our new retail showroom will be opening in mid-November! Note: From October 28th - Store open, no local pickup or phone support will be available while we are busy setting up and moving into the new space! We will be located in Lakewood, Colorado at the intersection of West Colfax and Kipling. We will be located on the NE corner of West Colfax and Kipling in the same development as the Disguises costume shop, towards the west side of the building. Store Address:9797 West Colfax #3vvLakewood, CO 80215...

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One of our core beliefs at Mile High Astronomy, is that what we do is accessible to everyone. We are all under the same night sky, with opportunities to explore the universe laid out above our heads each and every night! (Well, at least the clear nights!) #OptUp is our way of encouraging you – yes, YOU – to step outside on those clear nights, and turn your gaze skyward. It doesn't matter if you have a telescope, binoculars, or just your eyes, there are amazing wonders up there waiting for you to discover them. We created the hashtag #OptUp...

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