November 28th, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
moon
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.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” March 2 – Bright Stars and Jupiter

The skies of March still feature the brilliant stars of winter but also reveal the coming of spring with new stars slowly displacing them in the east. Join us for Gateway to the Stars this Saturday, March 2. 

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Feb 2 – Orion is at its Prime!

February is the month to get the most from the famous constellation of Orion the Hunter. The familiar grouping is climbing high into the south early in the evening, making it the best guidepost to the Winter night skies.

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.

Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Dec. 1st – The Pleiades

Our next “Gateway to the Stars” program will be held this Saturday, Dec 1 at 6:45 pm in the Hansen Dome Theatre.