February 9th, 2016
Waxing Crescent Moon

Museum Day at Clark Planetarium

Celebrate Utah Museum Day Saturday, Sept. 25, 2010! Clark Planetarium will be offering $1 tickets to all educational shows in the Hansen Dome Theatre from 12:30  - 6:45 p.m. Discount tickets will be available for purchase at the ticket window…


Autumnal equinox 2010

The autumnal equinox occurs at 9:09 PM, MDT, on Wednesday, September 22, 2010. Also known as the fall equinox or September equinox, this event marks the beginning of Fall in the northern hemisphere. At this time the Sun is crossing…

Thanksgiving Point Star Party features Clark Planetarium educators

Clark Planetarium’s education department is going on the road to Thanksgiving Point for a star party tomorrow, Sept. 17, 2010. Held in the Solar System Walk Garden, the evening will provide a unique venue for nighttime observing. This event is…

Robert Bigelow

International Observe the Moon Night

On September 18, 2010 amateur astronomers, educators, scientists and the general public will celebrate International Observe the Moon Night by observing and learning more about our nearest neighbor. 

Last chance to see Tales of the Maya Skies – BOGO offer

Get lost in Maya art and Astronomy.  Tales of the Maya Skies at Clark Planetarium and Les Artes De Mexico at the Utah Museum of Fine Arts will end their run on September 26th.  Now is your last chance to experience…

ATK IMAX Theatre upgrade begins in October

Since opening in 2003, Clark Planetarium’s IMAX film projectors have played documentary films roughly 17,000 times on our five-story tall screen. That’s about 130,000 miles of 70mm film run through those machines, enough to wrap around Earth’s equator more than…


How Far Can You See?

The most distant object observable with the unaided eye is visible in our current night time sky. It is the Great Galaxy in Andromeda, M31. There are many ways to find this object. I prefer to use the constellation Cassiopeia.…