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Night Vision 2/12 & 2/14: Breathtaking Comets

February 12th, 2015

Hale Bopp comet.

Hale Bopp comet.

Left over from the creation of our solar system, these frozen crumbs may be the icy keepers of our solar systems past. Recorded within are the building blocks, the basic elements that give our corner of the universe form, mass, and possibly even life.

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New Toys Abound at Planet Fun!

February 3rd, 2015

Spring is coming soon and we have some new items in the Planet Fun Store to make you think of getting outdoors! Try on Sands Alive, Aerobie flying toys, and Metal Earth bugs, Star Trek, and Star Wars for your springtime fun and pleasure.

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“Gateway to the Stars” Feb 7 – Start with Orion!

February 3rd, 2015

This is the time of year when Orion the Hunter is at its prime. Orion is one of most recognizable constellations of the entire sky because it has a distinctive shape of bright stars, most notably the three Belt Stars.  The Hunter is already high in the south early in the evening, making it the best guidepost to the Winter night skies.

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