View the universe through the unblinking eye of one of the world's premier telescopes in a free show at the Allen F. Blocher Planetarium at the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point.
"Hubble Vision" will be offered at 2 p.m. on Sundays, Sept. 10, 17 and 24 and Oct. 1. Presented free of charge and open to the public, the show presents the work of the Hubble Space Telescope and the incredible, detailed images it has brought to light since its launch in 1990.
On Monday evenings, the "Night Sky" program is offered in the planetarium. Look in detail at objects in the current night sky at 8 p.m. The Arthur J. Pejsa Observatory telescope is open for free viewings from 8:30-10 p.m. Monday through Wednesday evenings if the skies are clear and the temperature is above 10 degrees Fahrenheit.
Planetarium seating is first come, first served for up to 55 people. Groups of 15 or more may schedule a special showing of any planetarium program by calling 715-346-2208 or completing an online request form at www.uwsp.edu/physastr/plan_obs. There is a cost of $25 per group for these presentations.
The planetarium and observatory are located on the second and fourth floor of the UW-Stevens Point Science Building at the corner of Reserve Street and Fourth Avenue. Parking is available in Lot D behind the building and is free in all university lots after 7 p.m. and on weekends.