August 30th, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
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Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Jan 5 – Star Clusters Galore!

It may be the darkest and coldest time of the year but it’s also the time to delight in some of the most beautiful stars of the entire sky.

Callista Pearson

Phil Plait is Coming!

Astronomer, lecturer, author, and creator of the Bad Astronomy blog, Phil Plait, will be speaking at Clark Planetarium on April 11, 2013. 

Callista Pearson

Call for Artwork

Clark Planetarium is partnering with Art Access to host an exhibit of space and science-themed artwork for the Planetarium’s 10th Anniversary at The Gateway.

Seth Jarvis

Listening to the Planets

You can’t use your sense of smell to explore Jupiter, you can’t use your tongue to taste the Great Nebula in Orion, and you can’t use your sense of touch to feel the texture of the rapidly spinning pulsar at…

Carl Malaret

Breakfast with Santa

Santa is making a visit to Clark Planetarium! Join us Saturday, December 15, 2012 for breakfast, a picture with Santa on the Moon and a special screening of Santa vs. The Snowman in the ATK IMAX Theatre.

Callista Pearson

Night School – Mayan Calendars: Myths & Meanings

Are you curious about the Mayan calendar and the meaning behind it? Why did they stop their calendar on December 21st, 2012?

Robert Bigelow

Orionid Meteor Shower

While comet Halley will not return until the year 2061, bits of this famous comet can be seen flashing across the sky during the Orionid meteor shower.

Seth Jarvis

Like a diamond in the sky…

News organizations are reporting today that astronomers have found a planet made of diamond orbiting a Sun-like star not too far from here. Is this the beginning of a new scientific discipline, the study of Astro-Bling?

Mike Murray

“[title changed] Night Vision” – A Special New Series!

One of the great things about the Hansen Dome Theatre is that it’s not a movie house – our guides can take you anywhere in the universe in three dimensions.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars Oct 6 – Pegasus!

We’ve been using stars like “The Summer Triangle” as a guidepost to the sky for months now, and it will remain prominent in the western sky through November.