Imagining the Moon: A History of Lunar Visualizations

Event Date: 
Wednesday, April 3, 2019
Event Time: 
7:00pm - 8:00pm
Event Description: 

Join Marcy Bidney, curator of the UWM Libraries’ American Geographical Society Library (AGSL), as she explores the history of visualizing the moon, from pretelescopic observations that imagined what the moon might look like to lunar cartography up through the space age. This free presentation includes a special exhibit of lunar maps, globes, atlases, and photos from the AGSL’s collections.

This event is part of the UWM Planetarium’s 50th Anniversary of the Apollo Moon Landing event series.

Event Type: 
Lecture / Talk
Open to the General Public?: 
Yes
Topic: 
Apollo 50th Anniversaries
Mission: 
Apollo Program
Event Location: 

UWM American Geographical Society Library (AGSL)

2311 E Hartford Ave.
MilwaukeeWisconsin 53211
United States