Stargazing Event

FRIDAY, AUGUST 9, 2019, 8 - 10:30 PM

Location: Swenson Hall 1012

Join us for a FREE stargazing party with special guest Jim Lattis.

Lattis is the director of UW Space Place and faculty associate in the Department of Astronomy at UW-Madison. A historian of astronomy, Lattis has years of experience teaching astronomy collegiately and for the public and teaches a course in the history of astronomy and cosmology. His historical interests and publications include astronomy in the age of Galileo as well as the history of astronomy in Wisconsin.

Schedule

8 - 9 p.m. — Swenson Hall 1012: Presentation on constellations in the current night sky

9 p.m. — Greenspace near Barstow Hall: Stargazing with a telescope and UWS Observatory

The presentation will occur rain or shine. The viewing will be weather dependent.

Light refreshments will be served. Registration is required for this free event. To sign up or for additional information, please contact Lake Superior Research Institute research specialist Steve Gebhard at sgebhard@uwsuper.edu. 

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Event information is current as of August 17, 2019 12:05 AM.