October 31st, 2014
Waxing Gibbous Moon
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Sustaining Member Spotlight

After visiting the Clark Planetarium countless times with my 4 year old son who is obsessed with space, enjoying the exhibits, the documentaries, and the occasional demonstration, we began to see the Planetarium for what it was outside of just…

Tiny Galaxies, Big Black Holes

Join us for a special Night Vision with guest lecturer, Dr. Anil Seth to learn about supermassive black holes.

Seth Jarvis

Clark Planetarium’s AstroVan in 1980 #tbt

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. 

Robert Bigelow

Do You Have Astronomy Questions? Bring Them To Us!

Do you have questions about astronomy? Beginning Friday, February 8, Clark Planetarium will provide a new informal setting to ask those questions.

Thomas

S.O.S. Gets a Touchup

During the winter season we are used to seeing the color white outside.  This winter the Clark Planetarium brought a little of that white to its lobby in the form of some paint for its largest “ornament.”

Seth Jarvis

Why we do…informal science education

I’ve got two short videos that I want you to take a couple of minutes to watch.  Seriously – they’re worth your time. 

Duke Johnson

Annular Eclipse 2012

For us, enjoying the eclipse meant enjoying it as much by ourselves as possible. With throngs of people anticipated in the major towns on or near the centerline, we opted to spend the event at Cedar Breaks National Monument.

Duke Johnson

Photographing the May 20 Annular Eclipse

Eclipse photography can be challenging. Here are just a few common sense tips that I’m hoping you will be able to implement regardless of your equipment.

Seth Jarvis

How to make a pinhole projector

The annular eclipse is fast approaching. In preparation of the May 20, 2012 event make your own pinhole projection box.

Seth Jarvis

Solar viewing filters

The May 20th Annular Eclipse is definitely something you want to see for yourself, but looking straight at the Sun without proper eye protection can cause permanent, significant vision loss.