November 23rd, 2014
Waxing Crescent Moon
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Mike Murray

“Gateway to the Stars” Sept 6 – Enjoy the Milky Way!

This is the time of year for exploring the Milky Way and all it has to offer for binoculars and telescopes. The Summer Milky Way is brighter and wider in appearance than the Winter counterpart, mainly because we’re looking in toward the center…

Mike Murray

August Gateway to the Stars: The Milky Way

This month’s installment of “Gateway to the Stars” in the Hansen Dome Theatre will feature our home galaxy, the Milky Way. Under clear dark skies, August is one of the best times of year to see it. It appears as a…

Dani Weigand

ATK IMAX Theatre upgrade begins in October

Since opening in 2003, Clark Planetarium’s IMAX film projectors have played documentary films roughly 17,000 times on our five-story tall screen. That’s about 130,000 miles of 70mm film run through those machines, enough to wrap around Earth’s equator more than…