September 1st, 2015
Waning Gibbous Moon
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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.

“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.

“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.

“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. 

“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.

“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.

“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.

“Gateway to the Stars” Nov 3 – The Andromeda Galaxy

Now that we’re well into Fall, the constellation of Pegasus the Winged Horse is high in the sky.

Gateway to the Stars September 1st: Star Clusters Galore!

The late summer is an awesome time for star gazing. The skies are typically clear, dry and warm – perfect conditions for seeing many a deep sky wonders.