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UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium

1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
414-229-4961 http://www4.uwm.edu/planetarium

Director: Jean Creighton
E-mail: jean@gravity.phys.uwm.edu (Preferred)
Office: Physics Building 150
Fax: 414-229-5589 (Please include cover sheet, Attn: Jean Creighton)

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UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
Physics/Planetarium Building
PO Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201-0413

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UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium
Physics/Planetarium Building
1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211


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UWM Physics/Planetarium
P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

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September 2017

Early Fall Constellations

September 20 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Get ready for beautiful autumn nights! (Re)learn how to find the most interesting fall constellations.

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Moons and Myths

September 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2017

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Doors Open 2017

September 23 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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An event every day that begins at 10:00am, repeating until September 24, 2017

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Doors Open 2017

September 24 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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More Things That go Bump in the Night: LIGO Ushering in a New Era in Astrophysics (I)

September 27 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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As LIGO continues to hunt for gravitational waves, we keep learning new things about black holes and the universe around us.

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Mother Earth-Father Sky: the Taino Culture

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 9:30 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Moons and Myths

September 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2017

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

September 29 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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October 2017

Stargazing

October 2 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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More Things That go Bump in the Night: LIGO Ushering in a New Era in Astrophysics (II)

October 4 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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As LIGO continues to hunt for gravitational waves, we keep learning new things about black holes and the universe around us.

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60 Years of Sputnik

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Moons and Myths

October 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until October 6, 2017

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

October 6 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The Making of the Disappearing Act

October 18 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

October 20 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Scott Kelly, author of Endurance, at UWM Union

October 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Purchase tickets HERE! Boswell Book Company, the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee Union, and the Manfred Olson Planetarium present an evening with Scott Kelly, the astronaut who spent a record-breaking year aboard the International Space Station, in conversation with Bonnie North of…

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Japanese Cosmology in the Classical Tradition

October 25 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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November 2017

Future Frontiers in Astronomy (I)

November 1 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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What does the future of astronomy look like? With exciting new telescopes on the horizon, we look forward to the new ways in which we will push the limits of what we can see in space!

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Colors of the Cosmos

November 3 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 15, 2017

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

November 3 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Future Frontiers in Astronomy (II)

November 8 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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What does the future of astronomy look like? With exciting new telescopes on the horizon, we look forward to the new ways in which we will push the limits of what we can see in space!

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Colors of the Cosmos

November 10 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Colors of the Cosmos

November 17 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

November 17 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Music Under the Stars

November 19 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Colors of the Cosmos

November 24 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

November 27 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Alien Messages and Earth’s Space Invasion of the Proxima Star System: The Breakthrough Initiatives (I)

November 29 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The earth-born space invasion has begun! Ok, not really, but we are considering it. But as the Breakthrough Initiatives gain more momentum, we may find soon a fleet of nanocrafts leaving Earth to travel to the next closest star outside…

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Celestial Realm: The Ancient Egyptian Sky

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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December 2017

Colors of the Cosmos

December 1 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 15, 2017

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Stargazing

December 1 @ 9:00 pm - 10:00 pm
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One event on September 29, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 2, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 6, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on October 20, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 3, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 17, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on November 27, 2017 at 9:00pm

One event on December 1, 2017 at 9:00pm

UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Alien Messages and Earth’s Space Invasion of the Proxima Star System: The Breakthrough Initiatives

December 6 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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The earth-born space invasion has begun! Ok, not really, but we are considering it. But as the Breakthrough Initiatives gain more momentum, we may find soon a fleet of nanocrafts leaving Earth to travel to the next closest star outside…

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Colors of the Cosmos

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 7:00pm on Friday, repeating until December 15, 2017

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Holiday Sing-a-Long

December 10 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Colors of the Cosmos

December 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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