September 17-23, 2017
Celebrate the Night Sky Week
Mark your calendars! This September we're celebrating the night sky with a week of events held around the region. Amazing speakers are flying in, neighborhoods are setting up star parties, and an all-day seminar will provide information for everyone and, for professionals, CEUs. There's something for everyone! For a complete list of events, check our schedule.
To register or read more about our seminar, click here.
Interested in partnering with us? Read how your business or neighborhood can celebrate!
2. Neighborhood Star Parties
Be introduced (or reintroduced!) to the cosmos by local astronomers. There'll be telescopes and food and music. Don't miss these nights of fun and socializing! All ages welcome.
1. Internationally Renowned Speakers
You'll hear a variety of celebrated speakers, including the globally acclaimed SKYGLOW Project photographers. Their three year journey to understand light pollution has brought them 150,000 miles and 500,000 photographs.
At our Night Sky Seminar you'll hear from other amazing speakers, from world-wide read authors, Harvard neuroscientists, nationally recognized bird enthusiasts, "local" national experts, National Park Service scientists, and lighting engineers from night sky-friendly locales. Check out all events!
4. And much more!
Stay in touch with us, because there are great events planned all around Lake Superior! Check the schedule to find the event nearest to you!
Everyone can contribute to Celebrate the Night Sky week. To find out how your neighborhood or business can participate, click here.
3. Night Sky Seminar Thursday September 21
We are hosting an all-day seminar for professionals and citizens. We are currently making arrangements for qualifying CEUs for professionals.
From Paul Bogard to Laura Erickson, Jeremy White to Shadab Rahman, we are gathering award-winning authors, filmmakers, habitat experts and medical researchers working from our National Park System to the International Space Station on how lighting affects us and what technology can deliver in reducing light pollution.