August 2nd, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon
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“Perfect Little Planet” isn’t just our new show…

It’s a showcase of what the updated Hansen Dome Theatre can do! After more than a year in the making, Clark Planetarium Productions is premiering its most groundbreaking new show since “The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket!”  “Perfect Little Planet”…

“Starry Tales” is a Unique Dome Experience

The depictions and stories of the ancient Greek constellations have been presented by planetariums in many different ways. Through the modern visual tools of 3-dimensional scene creation and animation, Kagaya Studios has created a beautiful new way to experience the…

New theatre programs

Several new films will be coming to Clark Planetarium during November. First Flying Monsters 3D will be taking over the ATK IMAX Theatre, Friday November 4.  Then Starry Tales opens November 18 in the Hansen Dome Theatre. This film introduces famous constellations…

Now hiring: Show Distribution Assistant

An integral piece of the Clark Planetarium production model relies heavily on the management of fulfilling requests from institutions acrpss the world for digital content we develop. If you enjoy working in a dynamic team environment and love all things…

Uncover the mysteries of Black Holes

They prowl the cosmos waiting to ambush their next victim, camouflaged by the energy of a million suns.  These unseen voids can annihilate entire solar systems, and once in their grasp, nothing — not even light — can escape. Few…

Attack of the Space Pirates explores new territory

When I say “territory,” I don’t just mean new destinations in the Milky Way Galaxy!  This is a show that goes into a storyline and visual style unlike anything else we’ve ever done.  It’s not a science documentary-like show, but…

Seth Jarvis

Director’s note: Starting 2010 with new films, more fun

I realize that we’re several months away from International Talk like a Pirate Day (September 19th), but we’re not going to let a calendrical triviality dampen our enthusiasm for our latest dome theatre production, Attack of the Space Pirates. This new show will…

Crashing into the moon!

It might sound like the latest disaster movie, but it’s for real.  No, the moon isn’t going to crack apart (like in the movie “The Time Machine.”).  It’s a booster rocket and a space probe that will impact the lunar…

“Flight to the Moon” transports audiences for space exploration

Many of us at Clark Planetarium are excited for the launch of NASA’s LRO/LCROSS unmanned space craft on June 17.  Not just because the prospect of returning to the moon to gather in depth data about the moon’s features is…

David Merrell

From ideas to moons… Clark Planetarium underground.

One thing I’ve found surprises a lot of people is that the planetarium produces the majority of the shows shown in the Hansen Digital Dome Theater. Mike mentioned earlier how producing our own shows has led to Clark Planetarium programs…