April 19th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
moon
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.

Seth Jarvis

Skywatching Resources

I recently gave a “Night Visions” presentation at the Salt Lake City REI store on the subject of how beginners can learn to enjoy the night sky. 

Talia Butler

Clark Planetarium partners with UMFA for art and science

The Utah Museum of Fine Arts is hosting Art & Science Artful Afternoons this March with activities and learning opportunities for the whole family.  They will explore air, fire, water and Earth through art-making and scientific experiments focusing on a…

Talia Butler

2011 Summer Camp schedule

Clark Planetarium is partnering with Red Butte Gardens and Discovery Gateway Children’s Museum this summer to bring you several exciting camp opportunities.  Campers will experience hands-on learning that is educational, innovative and fun.