July 22, 2019

UW-Superior to host free stargazing event

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute and Department of Natural Sciences will host a free stargazing event on Friday, August 9, beginning at 8 p.m. in Swenson Hall Room 1012.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute and Department of Natural Sciences will host a free stargazing event on Friday, August 9, beginning at 8 p.m. in Swenson Hall Room 1012.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute and Natural Sciences Department will host a free stargazing event on Friday, August 9, beginning at 8 p.m. in Swenson Hall Room 1012.

The event will start with a presentation on constellations in the current night sky with Jim Lattis, 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.

At 9 p.m. the event will move outside (weather permitting) to the greenspace near Barstow Hall for stargazing via telescope and the UW-Superior observatory.

Registration is required for this free event. To sign up or for additional questions, please contact Steven Gebhard , research specialist at the Lake Superior Research Institute.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute and Department of Natural Sciences will host a free stargazing event on Friday, August 9, beginning at 8 p.m. in Swenson Hall Room 1012.

The University of Wisconsin-Superior’s Lake Superior Research Institute and Department of Natural Sciences will host a free stargazing event on Friday, August 9, beginning at 8 p.m. in Swenson Hall Room 1012.

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