AstroBreaks

AstroBreaks are free planetarium shows from 12:15-12:45 pm on select Wednesdays. All are welcome!

Each program includes a description of the night sky and some of its treasures, along with an exploration of a special astronomical topic.


Fall Astrobreaks:
Sept. 12 and Sept. 19: Space Weather (Part II), Contacts: Casey McGrath, Ian Brown, Shasvath Kapadia
Oct. 24 and Oct. 31: Space Instrumentation, Contacts: Angie Van Sistine, Brandon Piotrzkowski, Kristina Islo
Nov. 28: Climate Change, Contacts: Kristina Islo, Joe Swiggum
Dec. 5 and Dec. 12: History of the Solar System and the Hunt for Planet 9, Contacts: Joe Swiggum, Sarah, Sid

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Astrobreak: Observing Downer Woods from Space

October 17 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

>> Speaker: Alison Donnelly Members of the UWM Geography Department will use data from the Venus (Vegetation and Environment monitoring on a New Micro Satellite) earth observing micro-satellite developed by French and Israeli space agencies and launched from the Guiana…

Astrobreak: Space Instrumentation

October 24 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Speakers: Angie, Brandon, Kristina

Astrobreak: Space Instrumentation

October 31 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Speakers: Angie, Brandon, Kristina

Astrobreak: Climate Change

November 28 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm

Speakers: Kristina, Joe

Astrobreak: History of the Solar System and the Hunt for Planet 9

December 5 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Speakers: Joe, Sarah, Sid

Astrobreak: History of the Solar System and the Hunt for Planet 9

December 12 @ 12:15 pm - 12:45 pm
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An event every week that begins at 12:15pm on Wednesday, happening 2 times

Speakers: Joe, Sarah, Sid

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