July 1st, 2015
Full Moon
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Paul Gibbs

Night Vision July 2: Jupiter

Carl Sagan called it “a star that failed.” It’s bigger than all of the other planets in our solar system combined.  Big enough that, if it were hollow, Earth would fit inside more than 1,000 times.

Nick Jarvis

Night Vision June 25th and 27th: Exoplanets

“For there is a single general space, a single vast immensity which we may freely call Void; in it are innumerable globes like this one on which we live and grow.” -Giordano Bruno, 1584

Jordan Smith

Night Vision May 7 & 9: The Search for E.T.

Have you ever wondered about the possibility of alien life? If so, you certainly aren’t alone (at least on Earth). Whether it be from Hollywood’s latest Sci-Fi epic, or an understanding of the sheer scale of the Universe, most of…

Amy Oliver

Summer Camp 2015

Please visit Red Butte Gardens Summer Camp page for more information about all camps and registration information. For summer camp opportunities that allow your children to experience Clark Planetarium and Red Butte Gardens, read on. Alien Encounters 5th/6th Grade, Ages 10…

Duke Johnson

Help Us With Our New Exhibits Project

Whether you’ve been coming to the planetarium for years or have just completed your first visit, we are excited to let you know that change is in the air! After 13 years and over 5 million visitors, Clark Planetarium now…

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.”