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“Racing to the Stars” to benefit science education program

Bring Dad out to Racing to the Stars on Saturday, June 16, 2012 from 5 to 10 p.m. at Miller Motorsports Park for a night of fun racing activities, model rocket launches, delicious dinner, and evening star party.

Duke Johnson

Photographing the May 20 Annular Eclipse

Eclipse photography can be challenging. Here are just a few common sense tips that I’m hoping you will be able to implement regardless of your equipment.

Joe Stohel

“2012: Mayan Prophecies” opens May 25

According to some, December 21, 2012 will bring about an apocalypse the will destroy the world as we know it. For others, this date is merely the end of a Mayan calendar cycle that was established by ancient astronomer-priests. So…

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”!

Seth Jarvis

Skywatching resources

I recently gave a “Night Visions” presentation at the Salt Lake City REI store on the subject of how beginners can learn to enjoy the night sky. 

Celebrate Astronomy Day

It’s that time of year again! Professional and amateur astronomers from across the nation will gather to celebrate Astronomy Day on Saturday, April 28, 2012.

Seth Jarvis

Solar viewing filters

The May 20th Annular Eclipse is definitely something you want to see for yourself, but looking straight at the Sun without proper eye protection can cause permanent, significant vision loss.

“$1 for a Little Dipper” fundraiser

For a limited time Clark Planetarium will be holding “$1 for a Little Dipper” fundraiser. The money raised will support educational programs here at Clark Planetarium where we  serve over 85,000 Utah students each year.

“To The Arctic 3D” coming soon to the ATK IMAX

An extraordinary journey to the top of the world, the documentary adventure “To The Arctic 3D” tells the ultimate tale of survival. The show opens April 20, 2012 in the ATK IMAX Theatre.

Thomas

Transit of Venus on June 5

Every few generations, a rare window is opened to the heavens. In 1639 the eyes of a human first witnessed a spectacle that had not been possible to see before, and wouldn’t be seen again for another 122 years.