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Mental Health by Starlight

Dark silhouettes of multiple people looking up at a vibrant milky way across a starry sky.

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 […]

GLAS’ 2022 Moonlight Fundraiser

Gibbous moon shines down over the waters of Geneva Lake causing a bright reflection. Background is dark with some lights from homes in the distance.

“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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Clear Skies for the Equinox

Fall weather for the Equinox Star Party on Sept 25 at Lake Geneva’s Library Park was near perfect. The air was warm and a steady lake breeze kept the mosquitoes […]

Perseids Star Party a Hit!

More than 100 visitors from the Chicago, Madison and Milwaukee areas showed up for the “Perseid Meteor Shower” Star Party at White River County Park near Lake Geneva from 8:30 […]

GLAS Receives National Award

GLAS Education recently received national recognition for their innovative work and advocacy for equal access for people with blindness and low vision who are interested in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering […]

Virtual Planetarium Shows

Join us on YouTube every Friday at 8pm Central for a live virtual planetarium and astronomy-themed show! Adam McCulloch, planetarium specialist at GLAS, and Katya Gozman, recent UChicago Astrophysics grad, […]

McQuown Scholars All Sky Survey

This summer a group of McQuown Scholars will embark upon a large project to survey the night sky using the Stone Edge Observatory! Utilizing the remote observing during this time […]

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