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Saturday, May 13, 2017

Astronomy at Home

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Time: 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Educational Programs, Night event, Outdoor activity
Location: Kohler-Andrae SP

William Dirienzo, UW-Sheboygan Astronomy Professor, will give a presentation on the basics of astronomy appropriate for anyone with little or no background knowledge of astronomy. He will give a brief overview of the universe and the solar system, offer tips for observing on your own, and discuss some upcoming astronomical events. Following his presentation, UW-Sheboygan telescopes will be available for stargazing. Children must be accompanied by an adult. No pets allowed. Meet at the Sanderling Nature Center.

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Kohler-Andrae SP information

Kohler-Andrae State Park in Sheboygan, Wisconsin, is the home of majestic sand dunes, miles of golden beach, shimmering blue Lake Michigan water, whispering pines, an abundance of wildlife, and recreational activities for everyone. Kohler-Andrae State Park is one of the last natural preserves along the Lake Michigan shore, and is open for everyone to explore and enjoy.


Mailing Address: 1020 Beach Park Lane, Sheboygan, Wisconsin 53081

Note: Event dates and times are subject to change or cancellation. Please verify event status, dates and times prior to attendance. Some events, such as candlelight skis/hikes are very popular, and access to these events may be restricted at times when parking capacity has been reached.

Last revised: Wednesday, December 16, 2020