April 20th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
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Robert Bigelow

May 2013 Astronomical Highlights

Evening Planets Goodbye Jupiter, hello Venus! At the beginning of May, Jupiter appears as the brightest “star” low in the western evening sky.

Duke Johnson

In Search of Northern Lights

In Utah, just a possibility of seeing the Northern Lights entices many people to stay up late and travel to the mountains or desert. 

Callista Pearson

Spring Cleaning Clearance Sale!

Planet Fun is clearing out closets and doing a bit of spring cleaning. Blowing in like a lion on Friday, March 8, thousands of items will be marked down 35-75% off. 

Mike Murray

Ultimate Wave Tahiti – Improved!

One of the nice things about having our own professional producers on staff is that we not only create custom shows for local audiences, but we can also improve on the quality of other programs for a better dome theatre…

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” March 2 – Bright Stars and Jupiter

The skies of March still feature the brilliant stars of winter but also reveal the coming of spring with new stars slowly displacing them in the east. Join us for Gateway to the Stars this Saturday, March 2. 

Callista Pearson

Clark Planetarium Community Events

In celebration of 10-years at The Gateway in downtown Salt Lake City, Clark Planetarium is hosting a series of community events between April 4 – April 13.

Callista Pearson

Celebrate with the Bad Astronomer – April 11

Celebrate Clark Planetarium’s 10-Year Anniversary in our current location at the Gateway on April 11, 2013, with our special guest speaker Phil Plait, PhD.

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.

Seth Jarvis

The Cosmic Inevitability of Risk

According to the National Center for Health Statistics, your lifetime probability of dying in a car crash is 1-in-100, but your probability of dying in a commercial airline accident is 1-in-100,000.

Callista Pearson

“Flight of the Butterflies” 3D

Did you know monarch butterfly larvae need milkweed to survive? However as land is developed, Milkweed populations are diminishing. Did you also know that the monarch has the longest insect migration on Earth? Without the support of Milkweed, this migration is…