April 23rd, 2014
Waning Crescent Moon
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Carl Malaret

AstroFest

Clark Planetarium will be hosting a series of activities to celebrate AstroFest on Saturday, October 20, 2012. 

Callista Pearson

Why Mars Matters Presentation

If you missed our Night School lecture, “Why Mars Matters“, you can catch up and listen to the presentation here or on our YouTube page.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars September 1st: Star Clusters Galore!

The late summer is an awesome time for star gazing. The skies are typically clear, dry and warm – perfect conditions for seeing many a deep sky wonders.

Mike Murray

A New Side to the “Dark Side of the Moon”

The most successful ongoing music entertainment show at the Clark Planetarium is Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon” soundtrack. Since its original debut in the Hansen Dome Theatre in 2003 (as a tribute the 5.1 remix of the album’s…

Callista Pearson

Clark Planetarium’s Night School

Beginning this month, school is in session at Clark Planetarium and scientific discovery is at the top of our syllabus. Join us for Night School, our new quarterly lecture series, on Thursday, June 21st from 7pm – 8pm. Topics range across scientific…

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars June 2 – Star Hopping

Even as we approach the first day of summer, the Big Dipper remains high in the sky, making for an excellent guide to the bright stars and constellations of June for this months Gateway to the Stars.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars May 5 – Galaxies!

This month’s performance of Gateway to the Stars will feature some of the grandest objects in the universe – the “galaxies”!

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” on April 7: Leo the Guidepost!

The transition into early Spring gives us a great opportunity to see some of our favorite constellations from the Winter (like Orion the Hunter) but also some great previews of the Spring stars. Join us for “Gateway to the Stars“,…

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” on March 3: Planets Abound!

The late Winter sky is still ablaze with an abundance of bright stars and famous constellations.  Orion is still with us, including its famous nebula “M42” in its sword.  During this month’s “Gateway to the Stars” we’ll be taking a…

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” on January 7

We may have passed the Winter Solstice (Dec. 21, when the sun takes its lowest path across the sky) and the “Birthday of the Unconquered Sun” (Dec. 25, when the ancient Romans first noticed the sun’s path climbing higher again),…