News

WIYN Open Cluster Survey Takes 100,000th spectrum!

The UW-Madison WOCS (WIYN telescope Open Cluster Study) team that studies stars in open clusters in the Milky Way has recently recorded its 100,000th spectrum!

Dec.14.2017 | Continue Reading »

WIYN ODI Observes Galactic Intruder

UW Astronomer Ralf Kotulla caught the amazingly fast comet as it zipped through the solar system. Check out our press release!

Nov.16.2017 | Continue Reading »

Help Us Put SALT on a High “Fiber Diet”

Will you help us build a new instrument for SALT? Our Washburn Labs Team devised an ingenious way to turn SALT's Robert Stobie Multi-Object Spectrograph into an Integral Field Spectrograph. Through April 2017, your gift will be matched, dollar for…

Nov.12.2017 | Continue Reading »

The Fall 2017 Washburn Observer

Read our latest newsletter, with exciting science, updates on department news, stories about life as an astronomer, and much more.

Oct.26.2017 | Continue Reading »

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Events

"Probing Galaxy Cluster Formation Through Dynamics of the Hot, Intracluster Medium (ICM)"

Tom Jones , University of Minnesota , School of Physics and Astronomy

Colloquium; Jan.25.2018 | Details »

Saturday Science Workshop

Space Place; Jan.27.2018 | Details »

Saturday Science Workshop

Space Place; Feb.03.2018 | Details »

Washburn Public Observing

Washburn; Feb.07.2018 | Details »

Saturday Science Workshop

Space Place; Feb.10.2018 | Details »

Party With the Stars

Space Place; Feb.16.2018 | Details »

Saturday Science Workshop

Space Place; Feb.17.2018 | Details »

Washburn Public Observing

Washburn; Feb.21.2018 | Details »

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