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Individual ticket for the Moonlight fundraiser on September 18, 2021. Each ticket is for one passenger on the Moonlight Fundraiser Cruise.

Date: September 18th 2021

Time: 7:00-10:00pm

Location: Grand Belle, departing from Riviera Pier in Downtown Lake Geneva

This moonlit cruise will benefit the Dark Skies Office at GLAS Education. While on board you will experience activities and presentations from GLAS staff about everything from our dark sky initiatives to our public outreach efforts. Weather permitting, tour the night sky with expert astronomer Adam McCulloch from the bow of the Grand Belle.

Please consider pairing elegant attire with functional footwear.

Should there be inclement weather that infringes on the safety of our guests, we plan to host this event at our office building located at N2270 Wisconsin 67, Walworth, WI 53184. This event will not be rescheduled.

Socially Distant Star Parties

Due to the current trend of COVID-19 GLAS Star Parties are going to look a little different this year. Our staff and volunteers are taking measures to ensure these events are safe, socially-distanced and fun for your whole family! Check below for upcoming outdoor events.

Lake Geneva Summer Star Parties

This summer GLAS is once again hosting multiple events each month! This June we will explore the skies above Geneva Lake at Seminary Park. July will be a huge collaboration of science organizations and speakers talking about Apollo 15 and the history/future of space travel. In August take a casual cruise around Geneva Lake while you keep your eyes peeled for meteors. And finally, in September enjoy beautiful Library Park and observe Jupiter and Saturn through telescopes. Click the link below for more details and to register!

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Let’s stay connected during this time of social distancing. We are successfully streaming planetarium shows as a way to keep people looking up and learning about astronomy. Every week, see what’s new in the sky and explore an astronomy topic in-depth with GLAS staff and astronomers.

You can watch all of our previous episodes here or on YouTube and don’t forget to join us live every Friday night! As long as there is an advisory to stay home and be safe we will be streaming with new content every week.

You can subscribe to our YouTube page or submit the form at the top of the page to get regular updates about our programs.

Travel through the solar system and beyond, at any time of day or night. Planetarium shows feature interactive photos and videos.

Next Show
Date and Time: Friday 8pm
Location: GLAS YouTube Channel

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IDATA

IDATA is a three year project funded by the National Science Foundation to engage a group of high school age students, their teachers, professional astronomers, software engineers, and design experts in the user-centered design process of data analysis software for astronomy.

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