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Saturday, July 15, 2017

"Our Night Sky" Lecture Series

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Time: 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m.
Activities: Astronomy, Educational Programs
Location: Newport SP

Lecture One: The Constellations and Their Stars. This DVD presentation is part of "The Great Courses" series. The 30-minute DVD lecture is given by Edward M. Murphy, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Astronomy at the University of Virginia. It will be followed with a discussion on preserving our dark skies. Meet at the Nature Center.

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Newport SP information

Newport State Park, northeast of Ellison Bay, is Wisconsin's only formally-designated wilderness park. With 2,373 acres and 11 miles of Lake Michigan shoreline, the park offers quiet alternatives to bustling Door County. Explore 30 miles of hiking trails with hike-in campsites. There are evergreen and hardwood forests, wetlands and upland meadows.


Mailing Address: 475 County Highway NP, Ellison Bay, Wisconsin 54210

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