Mental Health by Starlight

Mental Health by Starlight

If you’re feeling stressed or depressed, look up at the night sky. It could be relaxing and a relief from the pressures of daily life. The International Astronomical Union’s Office of Astronomy for Development (OAD) is researching a connection between...
GLAS’ 2022 Moonlight Fundraiser

GLAS’ 2022 Moonlight Fundraiser

“Oh, the moon has a face and it shines on the lake …” Warren Zevon About 80 GLAS Education supporters and friends boarded Lake Geneva Cruise Line’s Belle of the Lake for a three-hour Moonlight Cruise of Geneva Lake with guided tours of the...

A Fitting Citizen Science Conjunction

The conjunction of two citizen science campaigns this February provides food for thought in our community. First, from February 3–12, comes the monthly Globe at Night project — an initiative that makes gathering sky quality and light pollution data an activity...

The Christmas Star Drive-In Party

Leave it to Wisconsin weather to ruin a once-in-a-lifetime astronomical event. But that did not deter GLAS Education from holding a star party in Duck Creek Recreation Area, Fontana, starting 5:30 p.m. Dec. 21 to mark the closest conjunction of Jupiter and Saturn in...

LENSS Deployment Event

The third time was a charm as Kate Meredith, GLAS Education president and director, launched the test run of GLAS’ first light pollution sensor on Nov 17. The event had been postponed twice, first due to COVID and then due to foul weather. The sensor was built by...
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