September 23rd, 2014
New Moon
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Seth Jarvis

COSMIC QUIZ: Where’s the Closest Star?

This week’s KUTV Cosmic Quiz winner is Cameron Porcaro. Cameron’s question was, “How far away is the nearest star to our solar system?” Fun question!

Richard

Fall Arrives Tuesday, September 22

Today is the day. Autumn is finally here. The autumal equinox occurs at 3:18 pm on Tuesday, September 22. The Sun is crossing the celestial equator from the northern half of the sky to the southern half.

Seth Jarvis

SPECTACULAR ROCKET FLAMES (and a dose of political reality)

DISCLAIMER: ATK Space Systems is a financial supporter of Clark Planetarium. They sponsor our IMAX Theatre through annual cash and in-kind donations. That said, I would have written this post even if ATK Space Systems never gave the planetarium a…

Seth Jarvis

Failure not only IS an option, it’s inevitable

First, a disclaimer: ATK Space Systems is a financial supporter of Clark Planetarium. They sponsor our IMAX Theatre through annual cash and in-kind donations. That said, I would have written this post even if ATK Space Systems┬ánever gave the planetarium…

Dani Weigand

We want your feedback on the TRAX route change

Recent changes by UTA to the Sandy TRAX line have us wondering what you think about the change. On August 23, UTA discontinued the TRAX Sandy Line service to the Planetarium Station at the intersection of 100 South and 400…