As we approach the heart of the summer season, we reach an excellent time to see the best features of the seasonal night sky.
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As recently as the mid 1990’s if you wanted to talk about real planets you were limited to our own solar system – Mercury, Venus, Earth, etc.
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Well parents it’s July, so have you heard it yet from the kids?? “I’m bored!”
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“Universe of Light” makes its U.S. debut at the Clark Planetarium on Friday, July 12 at 8:00 pm. It is an amazing 360-degree immersive experience that features the best of Lichtmond’s audio-visual journeys.
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You don’t want to miss our summer membership promotion. Beginning Friday, June 28, 2013 buy a Clark Planetarium membership and enjoy the benefits of a membership this summer AND next summer!
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Telescopes are time machines.
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In his Bad Astronomy blog post today, Phil Plait describes a new and exciting explanation for why spiral galaxies get all spirally.
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