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2020-2 GLPA Newsletter – Summer Solstice

GLPA Newsletter

Volume 55, Number 2
Summer Solstice, 2020

Bart Benjamin, Editor
Emily Hromi, Cover


President’s Message
– Waylena McCully

Editor’s Message
– Bart Benjamin

Serving Audiences Without a Dome
– Michael McConville

Book Review: Star Theatre: The Story of the Planetarium
– Francine Jackson

Minutes from the Spring 2020 GLPA Executive Committee Meeting
– prepared by Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht

Minutes from the Spring 2020 GLPA Executive Committee Special Meeting
– prepared by Tiffany Stone Wolbrecht



State News

Illinois (Tom Willmitch)
Indiana (Melinda O’Malley)
Michigan (Paulette Epstein)
Ohio (Dale Smith)
Wisconsin/Minnesota (Jean Creighton)
Beyond the Lakes (Mary Holt)

Bulletin Board

Kalamazoo Conference Postponed Until 2021

IPS Launches “The Planetarian Network”

GLPA Obituaries Project

Gary Tomlinson Earns Award

IPS Update

– Mike Smail

40 Years & 20 Years Ago


Image Credits

Cover credits: The SARS-CoV-2 cover illustration, titled Coloring Coronavirus, was created by Emily Hromi, based on a painting by David S. Goodsell. The background image is a British Library digitized image from page 52 of L’Espace céleste et la nature tropicale, description physique de l’univers … préface de M. Babinet, dessins de Yan’ Dargent. 1866.

NGC 2074 in the Large Magellanic Cloud
Credit: NASA, ESA, and M. Livio (STScI)

M96: A Galactic Maelstrom
Credit: ESA/Hubble & NASA and LEGUS Team

Young stars in the “wing” of the Small Magellanic Cloud
Credit: NASA, ESA, CXC and University of Potsdam, JPL-Caltech, and STScI

M13: A Celestial Snow Globe of Stars
Credit: NASA, ESA, and Hubble Heritage Team (STScI/AURA)

Newborn stars within the Prawn Nebula
Credit: European Southern Observatory

Big Blue Marble Earth
Credit: R. Stockli, A. Nelson, F. Hasler, NASA/ GSFC/ NOAA/ USGS



Adler Planetarium
American Museum of Natural History
Evans & Sutherland
Seiler – Zeiss
Spitz, Inc.
Ash Enterprises
Bays Mountain Production


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Newsletter cover (2020-2)