'First Mondays Under the Dome' Planetarium Presentations Offered

September 24, 2014 -- "First Mondays Under the Dome," a series of planetarium presentations about astronomy topics, will be offered the first Monday of the month (as indicated) at 7 p.m. at the University of Wisconsin-River Falls. The presentations are free, open to the public, and suitable for all ages.  

The presentations are about 30 minutes long and are held in the UWRF planetarium located in Room 201 of the Agricultural Science building. Seating is limited to 50. The series for this opening year will concentrate on astronomy topics but in subsequent years will be expanded to other disciplines.  

Dates and topics for the 2014-15 academic year are: 

  • Oct. 6 -- Constellations:  Fall and Winter
  • Nov. 3 -- Planets
  • Dec. 1 -- Constellations: Circumpolar and Zodiac
  • Feb. 2 -- Moons in the Solar System
  • March 2 -- Constellations: Spring and Summer
  • April 6 -- Galaxies
  • May 4 -- Constellations: Southern Hemisphere

For more information, email or call the UWRF Physics Department at 715-425-3560. 

The UWRF planetarium is located in the Agricultural Science building about one block south into campus from the corner of 3rd St. and Cascade Avenue.

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