November 25th, 2015
Waxing Gibbous Moon
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…

Duke Johnson

Night Vision June 4: Mars

The June 4th, 2015 edition of “Night Vision” will focus on Mars, what we’ve seen, where we’ve been, and what we now know.

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

Celestial Plushies: You Choose & Win!

We’re thinking about adding some of these little guys to the plushies rack at Planet Fun, but we want to know what you think! You can help us out by telling us your three favorite plushies from these photos by…

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…

Discover the Hidden Color

Discover the hidden color in our new color changing straws and spoons. For a limited time, they are free with the purchase of slushies and ice cream at Satellite Snacks Concessions.

Seth Jarvis

Congratulations, Mr. Ambassador!

Former planetarium staff member, and life-long amateur astronomer (of considerable expertise) Patrick Wiggins, known to most folks around here as a ”NASA Solar System Ambassador” has been singled out by NASA for a highly prestigious Distinguished Public Service Medal acknowledging his decades of invaluable…

Seth Jarvis

Daylight Saving vs Standard Time

Utahns are being asked to offer their opinions on the question of whether the state continues to “Spring Forward” and “Fall Back” each year,

Seth Jarvis

Flyby Earth on Asteroid 2014 DX110

Space is a shooting gallery and our little blue planet is a target.  It’s as simple as that.