November 28th, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon

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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.


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.

Paul Gibbs

Night Vision July 23 and 25: Human Spaceflight

Alan Shepard. John Glenn. Buzz Aldrin. Neil Armstrong. The names of the pioneers of human spaceflight are forever etched in the popular consciousness. No other aspect of space science can quite equal the excitement and drama of human spaceflight.


Night Vision, July 16 & 18: New Horizons

Launched on January 19, 2006, New Horizons is the fastest object ever launched from Earth. After traveling almost nine and a half years across over three billion miles, this small yet capable spacecraft is giving humanity a glimpse of one…