May 6th, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon
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Nick Jarvis

Gateway to the Stars May 2nd: Gratuitious Galaxies

For many enjoyable years, Mike Murray has been the iconic master of ceremonies for our monthly Gateway to the Stars series; however, I’ve now been handed the torch, and I’m excited to be your guide to the heavens in our…

Amy Oliver

Townhall Meeting: Clark Planetarium Exhibits Project

Beginning Summer 2015, Clark Planetarium will begin renovating its exhibits program, a project that aims to complete in November 2016.

Robert Bigelow

A (Short) Total Eclipse on April 4

If weather cooperates, observers in Utah will have the opportunity to witness a total lunar eclipse during the early morning on Saturday, April 4.

Amy Oliver

Science, Faith & Climate Action: A Special Lecture by Dr. Katharine Hayhoe

Clark Planetarium and Citizens’ Climate Lobby (CCL) present a multi-disciplinary panel discussion series on Climate Change in Utah, and its role in science, the economy, media, and religion featuring experts in these areas. Panel Discussion 3: A Special Lecture by Dr. Katharine…

Duke Johnson

Help Us With Our New Exhibits Project

Whether you’ve been coming to the planetarium for years or have just completed your first visit, we are excited to let you know that change is in the air! After 13 years and over 5 million visitors, Clark Planetarium now…

Robert Bigelow

Saturn

One of the most stunning objects to observe in amateur telescopes is the planet Saturn. In addition to its spectacular ring system, Saturn is surrounded by a variety of moons. They include; Titan, the only moon in the solar system…

Amy Oliver

Night Vision 2/12 & 2/14: Breathtaking Comets

Left over from the creation of our solar system, these frozen crumbs may be the icy keepers of our solar systems past. Recorded within are the building blocks, the basic elements that give our corner of the universe form, mass,…

Mike Sheehan

New Toys Abound at Planet Fun!

Spring is coming soon and we have some new items in the Planet Fun Store to make you think of getting outdoors! Try on Sands Alive, Aerobie flying toys, and Metal Earth bugs, Star Trek, and Star Wars for your…

Amy Oliver

Night Vision: Jupiter

Jupiter: the largest planet in our solar system. How large is it, exactly? How did it get so big? How does its immense size impact the rest of the solar system, like Earth? Of course there’s more to Jupiter than…

Amy Oliver

Night Vision 1/22/2015 & 1/24/2015: An Infinity of Worlds

This week’s Night Vision is hosted by our own Nick Jarvis. When I asked him to describe his presentation on exoplanets, he said…