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UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium

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

Director: Jean Creighton
E-mail: jcreight@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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P.O. Box 413
Milwaukee, WI 53201

UWM Planetarium

July 2019

Moon to Mars

July 26 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Since 1959, seven nations have sent over 50 spacecraft to the Moon including 6 people who stepped onto another world. What will it take to get us to Mars? Learn about the challenges associated with going to Mars and how…

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August 2019

Stargazing

August 2 @ 9:30 pm - 10:30 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us on the Skydeck at the UWM Physics building for free stargazing on select dates. Gaze through telescopes at the night sky and view the Moon, planets, star clusters, and other astronomical objects! Take the elevator at the east end…

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Stars & S’mores

August 28 @ 7:30 pm - 10:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join the Planetarium Club at UWM for our annual Fall Welcome Event, Stars & S’mores! With over 400 attendees last year, this event has been a favorite among campus and the community. Enjoy delicious s’mores while getting a chance to…

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September 2019

Moonshots Then and Now: Why Google Isn’t NASA

September 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Fifty years on, NASA’s triumphs in the Apollo program have made “moonshot” a part of the language. Dr. Thomas Haigh will compare and contrast NASA’s work on moonshots during the Apollo program with that of private programs, such as Google…

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Creepy Cosmos

September 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Creepy Cosmos

September 27 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Doors Open

September 28 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for Doors Open Milwaukee. We will offer free, 20-minute planetarium programs every 45 minutes. Visitors can also see our rooftop observing deck and telescope.

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Doors Open

September 29 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Join us for Doors Open Milwaukee. We will offer free, 20-minute planetarium programs every 45 minutes. Visitors can also see our rooftop observing deck and telescope.

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October 2019

Under the Mesoamerican Sky

October 3 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celebrate Latinx Heritage Month at the UWM Planetarium’s Under the Mesoamerican Sky. This star party will take a look at the sky through the cultural perspectives of various Latin American countries. The live program includes a musical performance by Browns…

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Creepy Cosmos

October 4 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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October 4 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Creepy Cosmos

October 11 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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October 11 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Space Crazy! Kids’ Letters to Astronauts in the Early Space Age

October 16 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
UWM Manfred Olson Planetarium, 1900 E Kenwood Blvd
Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Roshanna Sylvester will talk about her project "A Sky Full of Stars: Girls and Space-Age Cultures in Cold War America and the Soviet Union,” about kids in the early space age (e.g., letters to Gagarin, Glenn, Tereshkova).

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Creepy Cosmos

October 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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October 18 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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October 25 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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October 25 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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PlaneSCAREium

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Settle in for a spooky movie night with the Planetarium Club at UWM. We're showing three frightening favorites this year: Beetlejuice- 10/30 Halloween (2018)- 10/31 Admission is free and popcorn will be available. Donations are encouraged and appreciated.

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PlaneSCAREium

October 31 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Settle in for a spooky movie night with the Planetarium Club at UWM. We're showing three frightening favorites this year: Beetlejuice- 10/30 Halloween (2018)- 10/31 Admission is free and popcorn will be available. Donations are encouraged and appreciated.

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November 2019

Saturday Matinee: Lunar Light

November 2 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

November 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

November 8 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

November 15 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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November 15 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Realm: Stars in Ancient Egypt

November 17 @ 2:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

November 22 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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November 22 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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November 23 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

November 29 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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November 29 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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December 2019

Celestial Celebrations

December 6 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

December 6 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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One event on November 23, 2019 at 2:00 pm

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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Holiday Sing-Along

December 8 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Celestial Celebrations

December 13 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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December 13 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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January 2020

Scale of the Universe

January 10, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Scale of the Universe

January 10, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Open House

January 11, 2020 @ 1:30 pm - 3:30 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Scale of the Universe

January 17, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Scale of the Universe

January 17, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Scale of the Universe

January 24, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Scale of the Universe

January 24, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Scale of the Universe

January 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Scale of the Universe

January 31, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Scale of the Universe

January 31, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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February 2020

Scale of the Universe

February 7, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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February 7, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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Sunday Matinee: Solar System Expedition

February 9, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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February 14, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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February 14, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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February 28, 2020 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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February 28, 2020 @ 8:15 pm - 9:15 pm
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March 2020

Saturday Matinee: Cosmic Creatures

March 7, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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April 2020

Saturday Matinee: Space Highlights

April 18, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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Milwaukee, WI 53211 United States
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Music By the Light of the Stars

April 26, 2020 @ 2:00 pm - 3:00 pm
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