October 21st, 2014
Waning Crescent Moon
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Duke Johnson

Between Here and the Transit of Venus

After a trip that started with the annular eclipse followed by night shots at Devil’s Tower the next night (more on that in a later blog), it was off to visit family in North Dakota.

Mike Murray

Gateway to the Stars June 2 – Star Hopping

Even as we approach the first day of summer, the Big Dipper remains high in the sky, making for an excellent guide to the bright stars and constellations of June for this months Gateway to the Stars.

Callista Pearson

Transit of Venus Viewing Parties & Telescope Give-away

The Sun, Venus, and Earth will soon align for the “Transit of Venus,” and Clark Planetarium is gearing up for this rare planetary event. From an awesome give-away to viewing parties, we want to make sure that you are ready to…

Seth Jarvis

View the annular eclipse with us

As we have previously noted, we’re in for rare astronomical treat on the afternoon of Sunday, May 20th. 

Seth Jarvis

Solar viewing filters

The May 20th Annular Eclipse is definitely something you want to see for yourself, but looking straight at the Sun without proper eye protection can cause permanent, significant vision loss.

Seth Jarvis

AstroGuy returns with “Night Visions” at REI

By day I am a mild-mannered administrator at a major metropolitan planetarium.

Thomas

Transit of Venus on June 5

Every few generations, a rare window is opened to the heavens. In 1639 the eyes of a human first witnessed a spectacle that had not been possible to see before, and wouldn’t be seen again for another 122 years.

Richard

Lunar Eclipse this weekend, but not for Utah

There is a total lunar eclipse coming up on Saturday, December 10th, 2011. This eclipse is best for viewers in Australia and east Asia. The eclipse will not be visible at all for viewers in west Africa and South America.