October Another Busy Month At UWM Planetarium

October Another Busy Month At UWM Planetarium

October 14: Exploring Exoplanets with the James Webb Space Telescope 

Date: Friday October 14,

Time: 7:00 – 8:00 p.m.

Location: UWM Planetarium

Cost: $6 General/$5 UWM Students

 Registration Link: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/?cid=195

 The world is buzzing about the James Webb Space Telescope, the largest and most powerful space telescope ever built that will serve as the premier deep space observatory for the next decade. Learn about our ever-expanding view of the universe and the search for new and exciting worlds beyond our solar system.

The program will include an indoor stargazing session of the night sky followed by the opportunity to ask questions. Not recommended for children under 4. For questions about this event, please email planetarium@uwm.edu.

October 28 & 29, 2022: Constellations of the Zodiac: Scorpius 

Date & Time: Friday, October 28, 2022 @ 7:00 – 8:00 pm & Saturday, October 29, 2022 @ 2:00 – 3:00 pm

Location: UWM Planetarium

Cost: $6 General/$5 UWM Students

Registration Link: https://uwm.universitytickets.com/?cid=195

Delve into the astronomy and mythology behind the zodiac and learn how to find your zodiac constellation in the night sky. In this live, interactive show, we will explore the stories and science of the zodiac constellations with a focus on what makes this month’s constellation, Scorpius, unique.

The program will include an indoor stargazing session of the night sky followed by the opportunity to ask questions. Not recommended for children under 4. For questions about this event, please email planetarium@uwm.edu.

Due to the confined space of the planetarium, we strongly recommend that our visitors wear masks when visiting the planetarium, regardless of vaccination status.