UW Astronomy Dept. Public Outreach
- UW Space Place-an education center
open to the public specializing in astronomy and space science.
- Universe in the Park
-a program carried out in the state parks of Wisconsin where professional astronomers
give talks on the latest NASA astronomy projects and hold star-gazing sessions.
- Washburn Observatory
-completed in 1881, it is now used primarily for public viewing during open houses
on the first and third Wednesdays of every month.