July 22nd, 2014
Waning Crescent Moon
moon
Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” July 5: What’s In The Summer Sky?

The summer night skies hold many astronomical treasures, and the warmer weather makes it more comfortable to observe them for longer periods of time.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars June 7: A Big Dipper Star Hop

This is the time of year when the familiar stars of the Big Dipper are highest in the north, which makes this group an excellent guidepost to other stars and Deep Sky Objects.

Mike Murray

“Supervolcanoes” in the Hansen Dome Theatre

Erupting in the Hansen Dome Theatre on May 23 is Supervolcanoes.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” May 3: Gateways to the Galaxies!

This month’s performance of Gateway to the Stars on Saturday, May 3 will feature the grandest objects in the universe – the “galaxies.”

Callista Pearson

“Island of Lemurs: Madagascar” 3D Opens April 4

Did you know that lemurs are the oldest known primates and that they are only found in Madagascar?

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” April 5 – Leo the Lion

As we move into spring, a whole new set of constellations are coming out to greet us.

Mike Murray

“U2″ Show Returns!

After an almost 2-year hiatus, we are bringing back our “U2” Cosmic Light Show!

Mike Murray

New in the Dome Theatre: “Back To The Moon For Good”

The moon is back in the news! Not only did China just land a robot spacecraft on the moon but it actually deployed a rover to wander across the lunar surface.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Dec. 7 – The Andromeda Galaxy

Last month we saw how The Great Square of Pegasus can serve as an ideal guidepost to finding other bright stars and deep sky objects in the Autumn sky.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Nov 2 – Pegasus Returns

On Saturday, Nov. 2 our next “Gateway to the Stars” presentation will feature the prime guidepost to the Autumn skies: “The Great Square of Pegasus.”