April 19th, 2015
Waxing Crescent Moon
DNU Paul

So, This is What Luck Feels Like…

In today’s world of random contests and giveaways, I’m rarely the guy that gets picked. Caller #7 on the radio, iPad giveaways on Facebook, the business card drawing at the local restaurant. They’ve all managed to elude me…regularly. But, my…


Does the Sun Look a Little Smaller to You? Earth at Aphelion

Ok, so the Sun shouldn’t look any smaller, but it is slightly farther away than usual. The Earth reaches aphelion on Monday, July 4th, 2011. At this time the Earth will be at its farthest distance from the Sun for…


Summer Solstice 2011

So, here in Salt Lake City we had a record June rain yesterday of over an inch. Today, the high temperature will be in the low 70s (fahrenheit). And summer begins tomorrow!?! Yes, the summer solstice occurs at 11:16 am,…

Dani Weigand

Clark Planetarium 2011 summer camps

Now that the school year is winding down, it’s time to find activities for the kids to enjoy this summer. Summer camps are a great way to introduce children to engaging concepts and help them make new friends. Clark Planetarium…

Dani Weigand

iWorlds Space Center special offer

Experience the most fun this side of the galaxy. Clark Planetarium members can discover new worlds and journey to the far reaches of the universe through the new iWorlds Space Center at Thanksgiving Point.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars is June 11 this month

This month’s installment of Gateway to the Stars will take place in the Hansen Dome Theatre on Saturday, June 11 at 6:45 p.m. instead of the normal first Saturday of the month. That’s because our annual Racing to the Stars…


June Night Sky Calendar

Ahh, June. Summer begins, nights are warm, skies are mostly clear. It’s a great month for stargazing. Here are some highlights for the month. June 1st: The New Moon is on June 1st, occurring at 3:03 pm, MDT. With no…