February 10th, 2016
Waxing Crescent Moon
Seth Jarvis

Hubble, as a movie camera!

There are times when “Wow!” just isn’t enough of a word.  Astronomers just released movies made by stitching together 14 years of Hubble Space Telescope images to reveal the beautiful and fascinating movements of stellar gas clouds surrounding newborn stars.

“Gateway to the Stars” September 3

Our “Gateway to the Stars” show for September will feature numerous objects to see in and around the Milky Way. Summer may be coming to an end on the calendar, but the summer stars will continue to shine prominently for many…

Distant Galaxy Gala

Have an out of this world experience and come face to face with some of your favorite Sci-Fi characters at Clark Planetarium’s Distant Galaxy Gala on September 22 at 6:30 p.m. Come dressed as your favorite Sci-Fi character and enjoy…

Duke Johnson

The Milky Way over Corona Arch & Mesa Arch

During my trip to the Moab and Canyonlands area, my hope was to capture the Milky Way over both Corona Arch and Mesa Arch while using the moonlight from a waning crescent moon to illuminate the canyon around False Kiva.…

Seth Jarvis

Investigating spiral galaxies

I read lots of blogs on an occasional basis, but only a few blogs every day.  One of my “read it every day” blogs is “BadAstronomy” by Dr. Phil Plait.

Extended documentary schedule

Clark Planetarium will feature an extended documentary schedule in the ATK IMAX Theatre from now through September 8, 2011. We invite you to come enjoy additional showings of Born to be Wild 3D and Sea Rex 3D.

Duke Johnson

Sunrise at Mesa Arch

About 5 years ago, I captured this image in the morning after a good snow storm. I was alone because no one else was stupid enough to drive all night through the storm to get there. You’ll notice the sun…

Robert Bigelow

Return of the Perseid Meteor Shower

Earth is about to collide with a stream of particles left behind by comet Swift-Tuttle. These particles, which range in size from sand grains to pebbles, will hit Earth’s upper atmosphere at speeds of 130,000 miles per hour, and vaporize…

Astrophotography member event

Clark Planetarium and Red Butte Garden will be doing a free joint member event about Astrophotography on Friday, September 9, 2011 at Red Butte Garden located at 300 Wakara Way in Salt Lake City from 8 to 10 p.m. Duke…

August Gateway to the Stars: The Milky Way

This month’s installment of “Gateway to the Stars” in the Hansen Dome Theatre will feature our home galaxy, the Milky Way. Under clear dark skies, August is one of the best times of year to see it. It appears as a…