The Hansen Dome Theatre will be closed from September 9 – September 13 for a hardware and software upgrade. It will reopen on Friday, September 13 for the show at 6:45 p.m.
Posted in Uncategorized | No Comments »
Telescopes are time machines.
Tags: Hubble Space Telescope, Ring Nebula, Stellar Corpse, telescope Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Uncategorized | 2 Comments »
In his Bad Astronomy blog post today, Phil Plait describes a new and exciting explanation for why spiral galaxies get all spirally.
Tags: Bad Astronomy, galaxy, Milky Way, Phil Plait, Spiral Posted in Astronomy Stuff | No Comments »
After a tremendous run of shooting in the alcove, everything quieted down a bit, so we decided to relocate back to the Canon 6D camera and the fisheye lens as temps were now below -30F
Tags: astrophotography, aurora, yellow knife Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Theatre Programs | No Comments »
Come enjoy an amazing journey through the stars and galaxies as we explore the birth, life, and death of stars. “Secret Lives of Stars” is a production of Evans & Sutherland of Salt Lake City,
Tags: Hansen Dome Theatre, Galaxies, stargazing, stars Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Theatre Programs | No Comments »
Our last day in Yellowknife was more of the same (cold and not enough time for everything) with the added complication of finding another place to stay for a few hours,
Tags: aurora, windows to the universe, Yellowknife Posted in Astronomy Stuff | No Comments »
Exactly 50 years ago today, the education an astronaut received in a planetarium saved his life.
Tags: astronaut, Mercury, Navigation, Planetarium Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Uncategorized | No Comments »
In several billion years the galaxy we live in, the Milky Way Galaxy, will collide with our nearest neighboring galaxy, the Andromeda Galaxy.
Tags: animation, colliding, Galaxies, Hubble, simulation Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Astrophysics | No Comments »
“Breaking News! The brightest Gamma-Ray Burst ever recorded occurred at 1:47 am Mountain Time on April 27th.
Tags: Gama ray, Gamma Ray Burst, NASA Posted in Astronomy Stuff | No Comments »
Saturn, one of the most majestic planets of our solar system, is at its closest to Earth this month.
Tags: Galaxies, Gateway to the Stars, Saturn, stargazing, telescopes Posted in Astronomy Stuff, Theatre Programs | No Comments »
Great news, we've signed you up.
Sorry, we weren't able to sign you up. Please check your details, and try again.