September 2nd, 2015
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Amy Oliver

“Get Animated!” with Clark Planetarium and Spy Hop Productions

Clark Planetarium and Spy Hop Productions are hosting the first annual “Get Animated!” animated short video contest and we want your entries! ENTER NOW (make sure you finished your YouTube upload!) Who can enter? Utah students in grades K-12 What is…

Nick Jarvis

Gateway to the Stars September 2015: Bad Moon Rising

It is the very error of the moon: She comes more nearer earth than she was wont, And makes men mad. William Shakespeare, Othello (c. 1603) The Moon has fascinated men for ages, but has been enjoying a recent resurgence of interest.…

Johnny Rasmussen

Night Vision: Saturn

Looking southward in the night sky, it can be easy to spot Saturn among the stars.  Ever since we turned our telescopes to the sixth planet, we have fallen in love with this beautiful world.

Nick Jarvis

Night Vision: Eclipses

Shadow is the means by which bodies display their form. -Leonardo da Vinci This week’s Night Vision will be dedicated to the dramatic and spectacular phenomena of eclipses! As you may have guessed, the timing of this show is no…

Duke Johnson

Night Vision: Earth’s Moon

Earth’s Moon: Home to a mysterious man. Changer of men into werewolves and bats. Possible source of infinite green cheese. Subject of love songs, love stories, and tragedies. Keeper of time. Catalyst for exploration. For centuries, our Moon has inspired…

Paul Gibbs

Night Vision: Robotic Explorers

Not all exploring is done by human space travelers. NASA and the other space agencies of the world continue to explore our solar system, traveling to exotic planets and moons where no man has gone before, increasing our knowledge and…

Amy Oliver

Upcoming Closures for Private Rentals

Clark Planetarium isn’t just a public venue, but also a place to have a fun and unique private event! That means that we sometimes have events that close our building, or parts of it, for a little bit. Just so…

Jesse Warner

Night Vision: Breathtaking Comets

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,…

Duke Johnson

Space Dust to Appear at Clark Planetarium Starting September 2015

Nope…that space dust is not a new exhibit. At least, not yet! Clark Planetarium announced a major exhibits renovation project earlier this year, and it’s time to start breaking ground and making space for that project to take life.

Thomas

Night Vision: Dwarf Planets

Explore exciting new images being returned by the next generation of spacecraft!  Sent from the cradle of humanity, Dawn and New Horizons represent milestone achievements in space exploration. 2015 has been a windfall year for astronomy.