November 25th, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
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Seth Jarvis

How to make a pinhole projector

The annular eclipse is fast approaching. In preparation of the May 20, 2012 event make your own pinhole projection box.

Seth Jarvis

Solar viewing filters

The May 20th Annular Eclipse is definitely something you want to see for yourself, but looking straight at the Sun without proper eye protection can cause permanent, significant vision loss.

Callista Pearson

“$1 for a Little Dipper” fundraiser

For a limited time Clark Planetarium will be holding “$1 for a Little Dipper” fundraiser. The money raised will support educational programs here at Clark Planetarium where we  serve over 85,000 Utah students each year.

Seth Jarvis

Venus & Pleiades align tonight!

Tonight the planet Venus looks like it’s joined the Pleiades Star Cluster. The light from the stars in this cluster takes about 400 years to get to your eyes, while the light from Venus only requires about five minutes to…

Seth Jarvis

AstroGuy returns with “Night Visions” at REI

By day I am a mild-mannered administrator at a major metropolitan planetarium.

Callista Pearson

“To The Arctic 3D” coming soon to the ATK IMAX

An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure “To The Arctic 3D” tells the ultimate tale of survival. The show opens April 20, 2012 in the ATK IMAX Theatre.

Thomas

Transit of Venus on June 5

Every few generations, a rare window is opened to the heavens. In 1639 the eyes of a human first witnessed a spectacle that had not been possible to see before, and wouldn’t be seen again for another 122 years.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” on April 7: Leo the Guidepost!

The transition into early Spring gives us a great opportunity to see some of our favorite constellations from the Winter (like Orion the Hunter) but also some great previews of the Spring stars. Join us for “Gateway to the Stars“,…

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.