April 17th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
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Callista Pearson

Working to preserve the history of Hansen Planetarium

Dozens of boxes hold decades of history and artifacts of the old Hansen Planetarium at the Salt Lake County Archives building. Photos, correspondence with famous scientists and science fiction writers and old star show scripts are just some of what…

Dani Weigand

“Distant Galaxy Gala” Looms as Star-Studded Event

Media Contact Sarah Tompkins, Riester 801-532-0623 Darth Vader, Capt. Kirk, Spock, Luke Skywalker, Yoda… You could meet the strangest characters Sept. 22 when Clark Planetarium reaches out to galaxies far, far away and presents its annual fundraiser, entitled this year…

Seth Jarvis

CityDeals Coupons

For the record, Clark Planetarium will honor existing printed CityDeals coupons.

Mike Murray

Hansen Dome Theatre upgrade

Get ready to see some changes in the Hansen Dome Theatre.  You won’t see the improvements when you walk into the colorfully lit theater to sit down.  It’s when the lights go down that the magic will shine!

Seth Jarvis

Hubble, as a movie camera!

There are times when “Wow!” just isn’t enough of a word.  Astronomers just released movies made by stitching together 14 years of Hubble Space Telescope images to reveal the beautiful and fascinating movements of stellar gas clouds surrounding newborn stars.

Dani Weigand

Clark Planetarium 2011 summer camps

Now that the school year is winding down, it’s time to find activities for the kids to enjoy this summer. Summer camps are a great way to introduce children to engaging concepts and help them make new friends. Clark Planetarium…

Dani Weigand

Clark Planetarium launches new two year membership option

A membership to Clark Planetarium gives you the best access to the planetarium experience and helps to fund our educational programs. We are excited to release a new benefit package that gives members two years to enjoy added program benefits.…

Seth Jarvis

A brief look back at 2010

When I became the director of Clark Planetarium in 2001, the “you’re kidding me!” news was that there have been discovered as many planets orbiting stars other than our Sun as there are planets in our own solar system. As…

Dani Weigand

Take your next event to the stars

Being in charge of planning a party or corporate event means you’re in charge of creating an atmosphere that leaves a lasting impression for your guests. The more unique the venue and experience, the better. Clark Planetarium’s space-exploration themed building…

Dani Weigand

Planetarium benefits from community support

As we near the end of 2010, we look back at our fundraising projects and the outstanding community support we received for Clark Planetarium education programs. It makes us proud to receive generous support from so many great people who share…