January 25th, 2015
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Amy Oliver

Night Vision 1/22/2015 & 1/24/2015: An Infinity of Worlds

This week’s Night Vision is hosted by our own Nick Jarvis. When I asked him to describe his presentation on exoplanets, he said…

Amy Oliver

Utah & Climate Change Discussion Series

Clark Planetarium and Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) present a multi-disciplinary panel discussion series on Climate Change in Utah, and its role in science, the economy, media, and religion featuring experts in these areas. Download a series flyer here.

Seth Jarvis

Utah Meteorologist Catches Comet Lovejoy on Camera

Sterling Poulson, best known to Utahns as the chief meteorologist at KUTV and for his work with the Days of ‘47 Pops Concert and the Utah Choral Arts Society, is also vice-chairman of the Clark Planetarium Board of Directors. He’s…

Mike Murray

“Dark Universe” Opens January 16 in the Hansen Dome Theatre

All the planets, stars, and galaxies we see make up less than five percent of the universe. What is the other 95 percent? Dark Universe examines the invisible dark matter underlying galaxies that, together with dark energy, accounts for the other 95…

Seth Jarvis

Bundle-Up and Grab the Binoculars for Another Comet Lovejoy!

There’s a comet in the southern skies these days that you stand a good chance of seeing if you have a decent pair of binoculars, cooperative weather and a dark sky at around 10:00 PM.

Robert Bigelow

Another Astronomy Hoax: Jupiter-Pluto Alignment

I have recently been made aware of another piece of astronomy nonsense that has been posted on the internet. It seems that on January 4, Jupiter and Pluto will come into alignment and the combined gravitational forces from both objects…

Rob Morris

Alright Already, We’ll All Float On…January 4th? Or not.

It’s funny how every time someone says that you can’t believe everything you hear on the internet, everyone around them nods in agreement. Then we all go right back to believing everything we read on the internet again. Which brings…

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” January 3 – The Winter Star Clusters

The stars of January burn cold and bright, but it’s also a time to see some of the sky’s most beautiful star clusters. Many of these tight collections of stars require a telescope to see in detail but you might…

Mike Murray

“Night Vision” Dec 11 & 13 – The Geminid Meteor Shower

Join us in the Hansen Dome Theatre on Thursday, Dec. 11, and Saturday, Dec. 13, for a special look at the Geminid Meteor Shower! Every year around Dec. 13 – 14 we experience the peak of one of the year’s…