December 10th, 2016
Waxing Gibbous Moon
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Amy Oliver

Hands-On Holiday Toy Shop 2016

Hands-on Holiday Toy Shop is back with a Christmas wish that not even Santa can make come true: you can try all the toys before you buy them. That’s right. Hands-on Holiday Toy Shop is back at Clark Planetarium’s Planet…

Amy Oliver

Thank you for your support!

Thanks to the support of our generous donors and sponsors, our “Next Giant Leap” gala was an explosive success, followed up by a blast-off  ”Ready Set Relaunch” party. Next Giant Leap Gala Sponsors: Ready Set Relaunch Sponsors: Vestar Goldman Sachs…

Amy Oliver

$4 tickets to all shows during construction

After two weeks of being temporarily closed, we were thrilled to reopen our doors on Saturday, September 17th. Our exhibits galleries, however, must remain closed as we continue to build out the most complex components and inner workings of our…

Amy Oliver

Clark Planetarium Temporary Closure

We’re working hard on our renovation and we’ve hit the point where we need to shut down for a couple of weeks as we blast through the past and make way for all-new worlds and exhibits for you to enjoy.…

Amy Oliver

Night Vision: Conjunctions and Alignments

Thanks to Hollywood, you know the plot well. The planets align in some particular order and the world as we know it ends. Or the world is destroyed by the “big scary bad guy.” Or time, space, and reality twist…

Nick Jarvis

Night Vision: Notorious Nebulae

Recently the European Southern Observatory (ESO) announced a remarkable accomplishment: using their Very Large Telescope (VLT) facility in Chile – which is possibly the only ground-based telescope that can make Hubble sweat a little – the ESO captured the deepest look at…

Amy Oliver

2016 Gala: The Next Giant Leap

When Neil Armstrong stepped out onto the Moon and said, “One small step for man, one giant leap for mankind,” he had no idea the permanence that statement would have. Or the era of space that his accomplishment would usher…

Nick Jarvis

Gateway to the Stars August 2016: Dance planets, dance!

The sky has some lovely treats for us in August! We’re eagerly anticipating the return of the yearly Perseid meteor shower, which regularly occurs in mid-August. The Perseids is one of the best meteor showers of the year, and it will…

Brandon Crowley

Night Vision: Meteor Showers

If you’re looking for amazing entertainment at the incredible price of free, all you have to do is walk out into the night on August 13th and prepare for the peak of the Perseid Meteor Shower. The Perseids have already…

Robert Bigelow

Night Vision: Uranus and Neptune

Five planets in our solar system are easily visible in the night sky with the unaided eye. Currently, Jupiter, Mars and Saturn are easy to spot in the evening sky. As Venus and Mercury are both emerging from behind the…