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.
Tags: AstroVan, Hansen Planetarium, NASA, Space Mobile, tbt Posted in education | No Comments »
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.
Tags: April 29, northern hemisphere, solar eclipse, Utah Posted in Astronomy Stuff | No Comments »
The first eclipse of 2014 is well placed for observers in Utah and throughout the Western Hemisphere.
Tags: Earth's umbral shadow, moon phases, total lunar eclipse Posted in Astronomy Stuff | 1 Comment »
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.
Tags: aurora, Northern Lights, Tromso Norway Posted in Astronomy Stuff | No Comments »
Last night, I spent 10 hours laying in the snow doing a long time-lapse from sunset until dark (about 4 hours).
Tags: astronomy, aurora, Northern Lights, Tromso Norway Posted in Astronomy Stuff | No Comments »
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.
Tags: Asteroid 2014 Dx110 Posted in Astronomy Stuff, News | No Comments »
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.
Tags: aurora, Northern Lights, Tromso Norway Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Uncategorized | No Comments »
After an almost 2-year hiatus, we are bringing back our “U2” Cosmic Light Show!
Tags: Cosmic Light Shows, Laser, U2 Posted in Cosmic Light Shows, Dome Show Production, Theatre Programs | No Comments »
‘Tis the season that many people think that a telescope would make a great gift for a loved one or for the whole family. And of course, you are smart to think that. But what to buy? Here is a…
Tags: buying, telescope Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Planet Fun | 2 Comments »
Great news, we've signed you up.
Sorry, we weren't able to sign you up. Please check your details, and try again.