August 30th, 2015
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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.

“Supervolcanoes” in the Hansen Dome Theatre

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

“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.”

“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?

“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.

“U2″ Show Returns!

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

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.

“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.

“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.”

“Exploding Universe” – A New Original Production!

The universe we see today is the product of explosive events. They have even shaped our very existence.