April 20th, 2014
Waning Gibbous Moon
moon
Mike Murray

“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.

Callista Pearson

Guest Lecturer for “Gateway to the Stars” 3/1

Join Clark Planetarium on Saturday, March 1 for a special “Gateway to the Stars” presentation.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Jan 4 – The Seven Sisters!

Be sure and join us Saturday, January 4 at 6:45 pm in the Hansen Dome Theatre for one the most popular topics of the year: The Pleiades Star Cluster (popularly known as “The Seven Sisters“).

Mike Murray

“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.

Mike Murray

“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.”

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars Oct 5 – Guideposts to the Sky

As we move into autumn, the “Summer Triangle” of stars will start in the western side of the sky as new stars like the “Great Square of Pegasus” climb higher into the east.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars Sept 7 – The Milky Way at its Prime!

This is the time of year for enjoying the Milky Way and all it has to offer for binoculars and telescopes.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars July 6: Summer Stargazing!

As we approach the heart of the summer season, we reach an excellent time to see the best features of the seasonal night sky.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” May 4 – Saturn at its Best!

Saturn, one of the most majestic planets of our solar system, is at its closest to Earth this month.

Mike Murray

“Ten Years of Space Exploration” Sat April 6

In place of my usual “Gateway to the Stars” show, this Saturday will feature a special presentation to help celebrate the Clark Planetarium’s 10th anniversary.