Celebrate a warm summer evening and a beautiful night sky with Clark Planetarium at the “Venture Outdoors Festival” on August 1 at Canyon Rim Park.
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While most schools are already out for summer vacation, summer in the Northern Hemisphere does not officially begin until Saturday, June 21 at 4:51 a.m., Mountain Daylight Time (MST.)
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Hansen Planetarium’s AstroVan began in 1980. We convinced Hertz to sell us one of their Chevrolet “Beauville” rental vans on the cheap, and got Ken Garff to donate the original AstroVan paint job.
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There will be a solar eclipse on April 29, 2014 BUT it will not be visible in Utah or anywhere else in the United States.
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The first eclipse of 2014 is well placed for observers in Utah and throughout the Western Hemisphere.
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The weather here in Tromso is very cloudy. We waited until late in the day and tried to catch a small gap in the clouds near the coast.
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Last night, I spent 10 hours laying in the snow doing a long time-lapse from sunset until dark (about 4 hours).
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On March 3, we spend from 1:30 pm to 5:00 a.m. scouting and then later, trying to get away from the clouds.
Space is a shooting gallery and our little blue planet is a target. It’s as simple as that.
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Day 1 We arrived in Tromso, Norway to totally overcast conditions. After getting settled, we went out in the field as a good auroral substorm was in the works.
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