September 1st, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon
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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…

Duke Johnson

Night Vision June 11 & 13, 2015: Chasing the Aurora

In two different years, near peak solar activity, I had the good fortune of being able to travel to Yellowknife in the Northwest Territory and then Tromso, Norway in search of the aurora. Conditions tested our little expedition and our…

“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…

“Gateway to the Stars” Dec. 6 – A Season of Sights!

This month’s edition of “Gateway to the Stars” will be hosted by our very own Nick Jarvis, Presenter Extraordinaire for the Hansen Dome Theatre.  Nick has been an integral part of this show series through his visual production work, and…

“U2″ Show Returns!

After an almost 2-year hiatus, we are bringing back our “U2” Cosmic Light Show!

New in the Dome Theatre: “Back To The Moon For Good”

The moon is back in the news! Not only did China just land a robot spacecraft on the moon but it actually deployed a rover to wander across the lunar surface.

“Exploding Universe” – A New Original Production!

The universe we see today is the product of explosive events. They have even shaped our very existence.

Gateway to the Stars Oct 5 – Guideposts to the Sky

As we move into autumn, the “Summer Triangle” of stars will start in the western side of the sky as new stars like the “Great Square of Pegasus” climb higher into the east.

Gateway to the Stars Sept 7 – The Milky Way at its Prime!

This is the time of year for enjoying the Milky Way and all it has to offer for binoculars and telescopes.

U.S. Premiere of LICHTMOND in the Hansen Dome Theatre!

“Universe of Light” makes its U.S. debut at the Clark Planetarium on Friday, July 12 at 8:00 pm. It is an amazing 360-degree immersive experience that features the best of Lichtmond’s audio-visual journeys.