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The Yerkes Observatory, Williams Bay, Wisconsin

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Published by [University Press] in Chicago .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Observatories.

  • The Physical Object
    Pagination24 p.
    Number of Pages24
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24172166M
    OCLC/WorldCa30801009

    Eight members and one guest of the Kalamazoo Astronomical Society joined 20 members of the Capital Area Astronomy Club of East Lansing on a field trip to historic Yerkes Observatory in Williams Bay, Wisconsin on Saturday, Aug This was somewhat of an anniversary trip, since the KAS took a trip to Yerkes almost 30 years ago to the day!


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The purpose of the Williams Bay Historical Society is to assist in the preservation and exhibition of items of historical interest that are within the boundaries of Williams Bay, and the immediate surrounding area. Einstein, Gravitational Waves, and the Future of Yerkes Observatory December 17 Old World Wisconsin An Old World Christmas.

Hale wrote that several towns in Illinois, Wisconsin, and even California had expressed interest in hosting Yerkes as soon as word got out about the observatory. After reviewing the sites, Hale and other researchers decided on a site next to Lake Geneva, Wisconsin, near the town of Williams Bay.

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A piece of astronomical history is closing its doors this year: Yerkes Observatory, which opened inwill cease operations on October 1, In many ways, this closure isn’t surprising.

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more less ; Book it. Choose from the best hotels and activities. Up to 50% off. Manage on: W Geneva St, Williams Bay, WIUSA. The “Williams Bay Treasure: ‘Bay Leaves’ ” digitization project makes available to the public Williams Bay’s historic recreational camps; world-famous Yerkes Observatory; the Belfry Theater, Wisconsin’s first summer stock theater; and the names and activities of both the year-round and summer residents who have influenced the appearance, culture and tourism of the.

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