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Charles Z. Horwitz
Planetarium

Located in the Retzer Nature Center


Public
Programs


Three-moon-planet



Admission:


All General Admissions - $4



Reservations
.
Reservations for large groups appreciated:
Call
Waukesha County Department of
Park and Land Use,
Parks System Division
(262) 548-7801


Waukesha County's Retzer Nature Center



All public programs begin with a brief tour of the current evening sky.  
This includes, visible planets, finding directions, locating the moon,
and identifying some favorite seasonal constellations.






Public  Planetarium Shows


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All shows $4.00 per person
Unless otherwise noted.



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Old telescope

May    6,   13,   20,   27

11:00 am

“Two Small Pieces of Glass”


This program celebrates 400 years since Galileo first pointed his telescope at the sky. 
Don’t miss this fascinating look at the incredible contributions to astronomy made
by Galileo and the world’s greatest telescopes.

Auroa

May    6,   13,   20,   27

1:00 pm

“Aurora – the Magic of Northern Lights”


One of the most spectacular natural sky events is the aurora borealis
or “northern lights.” This show explores the science behind these
beautiful and mysterious dancing lights. 

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No Public Programs Scheduled at this time for June, July or August, 2017

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