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Mike Sheehan

Mother’s Day Gifts at Planet Fun Store

Just in time for Mother’s day the Planet Fun Store introduces several new lines with Mom in mind! We have new jewelry lines featuring Amber and semi-precious stones.

Callista Pearson

Summer blockbusters in IMAX

Get ready. Summer blockbusters head to the ATK IMAX Theatre in May: The Avengers 3D, Dark Shadows and MIB3 in 3D.

“Racing to the Stars” to benefit science education program

Bring Dad out to Racing to the Stars on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Miller Motorsports Park for a night of fun racing activities, model rocket launches, delicious dinner, and evening star party.

Seth Jarvis

Where to watch the Eclipse

As we have previously noted, we’re in for rare astronomical treat on the afternoon of Sunday, May 20th. 

Duke Johnson

Photographing the May 20 Annular Eclipse

Eclipse photography can be challenging. Here are just a few common sense tips that I’m hoping you will be able to implement regardless of your equipment.

Joe Stohel

“2012: Mayan Prophecies” opens May 25

According to some, December 21, 2012 will bring about an apocalypse the will destroy the world as we know it. For others, this date is merely the end of a Mayan calendar cycle that was established by ancient astronomer-priests. So…

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars May 5 – Galaxies!

This month’s performance of Gateway to the Stars will feature some of the grandest objects in the universe – the “galaxies”!

Seth Jarvis

Skywatching resources

I recently gave a “Night Visions” presentation at the Salt Lake City REI store on the subject of how beginners can learn to enjoy the night sky. 

Richard

Lyrid Meteor Shower 2012

The annual Lyrid meteor shower peaks at 11 pm, MDT, on Saturday, April 21st, 2012. While not a particulary great shower, with a peak prediction of only 20 meteors per hour, this shower is more interesting this year for two…

Celebrate Astronomy Day

It’s that time of year again! Professional and amateur astronomers from across the nation will gather to celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012.