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    Name: Stargazing at UW-Superior
    Date: August 9, 2019
    Time: 8:00 PM - 10:00 PM CDT
    Event Description:
    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 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 Steve Gebhard, research specialist at the Lake Superior Research Institute, at sgebhard@uwsuper.edu.
    Location:
    Swenson Hall, 1016 Weeks Ave., on the UW-Superior Campus
    Date/Time Information:
    August 9 at 8 p.m.
    Contact Information:
    Steve Gebhard, research specialist at the Lake Superior Research Institute
    Fees/Admission:
    Free but registration is required
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