University of Wisconsin–Milwaukee

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Special Event – Astronomy Day

Saturday, May 10

Show Time: 10:30 - 2:30

Astronomy Day is Saturday, May 10! Share the event with fellow enthusiasts by visiting the Manfred Olson Planetarium at UW-Milwaukee during the day or night. For the daytime celebration, star shows and multimedia exhibits will be offered in the newly renovated theater between 10 a.m. and 3 p.m. Scheduled live presentations include:

Tour of the Solar System (10:30 - 11:30 am)
Glorious Galaxies (12:10 - 1:00 pm)
Best from Hubble (1:40 - 2:30 pm)

The event also features door prizes: Enter a drawing to win a one-year subscription to Astronomy Magazine, courtesy of Kalmbach Publishing Company, or to win coupons for free admission to future planetarium shows!

For those who prefer to celebrate Astronomy Day in the evening, the Manfred Olson Planetarium offers an evening show Stars in the Spring (8:00-8:55 p.m.) that will be followed by outdoor stargazing if the sky is clear.

There are no fees for shows or activities during Astronomy Day at the Manfred Olson Planetarium. However, the planetarium program gratefully accepts donations.

No reservations are required.

See directions and parking information, and please note that there is a lot of road construction on Oakland.

Our facility is wheel-chair accessible.