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Friday, September 19 • 8:00-9:30 pm
Party With the Stars Find out what objects are currently in the night sky and where to find them. Following the indoor presentation, we will set up telescopes outside, weather permitting.
Space Place family workshops are offered every Saturday at 10 a.m. for
children ages 6-10 and their parents. The workshops are free and open to the public. No registration is required for
any of the workshops but attendance is LIMITED to the first 50 people.
August 23• "Make a Compass" How does a compass work? Make your own compass and find out why they are important to us.
August 30• "Mirror, Mirror on the Wall" We've all looked in a mirror but have you ever taken the time to play with them? Discover how to make multiple images and kaleidoscopic designs.
Space Place guest presentations are always free and open to the
public, and are offered the 2nd Tuesday of every month.
Tuesday, September 9 • 7:00-8:00 pm
"To be announced"
by David Kaplan, UW-Milwaukee Physics Dept.
David Kaplan is part of a team of astronomers that has identified possibly the coldest, faintest white dwarf star ever detected. This ancient stellar remant is so cold that its carbon has crystallized, forming - in effect a diamond in space.
Friday, September 18 • 7:00-8:00 pm
Build and learn to use your own telescope! We will construct the telescope, help you learn to use the lenses that are included, and give you some tips for observing. The fee for the workshop is $25 which includes the Galileoscope telescope kit. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org to register for the workshop.
Unleashed & Uncorked at Lussier Family Heritage Center
Friday, September 12• 7:00-10:00 pm
UW Space Place is happy to partner with the Dane County Humane Society for an evening of wine tasting, featured artwork, live music, and, of course, star gazing. Enjoy the beautiful night sky next to a bonfire to keep you warm. All proceeds benefit DCHS.