February 6th, 2016
Waning Crescent Moon
moon
Duke Johnson

Night Vision: Robotic Explorers

Robotic explorers sent to the far reaches of our solar system enable us to appreciate the wonders that abound without actually going to these special places. Journeys through space to hazardous places are currently impossible for humans, but radiation hardened…

“Night Vision” March 19 & 21 – New Horizons: On Pluto’s Doorstep!

The New Horizons spacecraft launched in 2006 and became the fastest spacecraft ever to leave the Earth. After picking up still more energy with a flyby of Jupiter in 2007, the probe topped speeds of over 52,000 miles per hour.…

Seth Jarvis

Pluto – How many moons?

Pop quiz, hotshot! How many moons does Pluto have?

“Perfect Little Planet” isn’t just our new show…

It’s a showcase of what the updated Hansen Dome Theatre can do! After more than a year in the making, Clark Planetarium Productions is premiering its most groundbreaking new show since “The Secret of the Cardboard Rocket!”  “Perfect Little Planet”…

Seth Jarvis

Cosmic Quiz Quetsion: Is Pluto a planet?

It’s week two of our Clark Planetarium, KUTV-2 Cosmic Quiz and I’m enjoying reading through the many questions we have received. This week’s winner is Ramon Nieto and he wants to know, “Is Pluto a Planet?” Short answer: Not anymore!…