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Shooting Stars and the Meteor Over Utah

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Join us on Saturday, October 8, at 5 p.m. for a lecture on meteors and the meteor event that occurred over Utah in August. Dr. James Karner, Professor at the University of Utah, will teach us about these amazing "shooting stars" and will also be available in identifying potential meteorite samples. Register for this free event at

Come early and enjoy our on-site activities between 3 p.m. and 5 p.m.

Full-size Perseverance Rover Model Lands in Salt Lake City


We have a rover! Really!

Clark Planetarium celebrates the red planet with a free exhibit featuring full-size models of the latest Mars robotic explorers, Perseverance and Ingenuity. Guests will also have the opportunity to touch a real piece of Mars. To compliment the exhibit, we've also opened a new dome film, Destination Mars. The exhibit will be here until November 6. 

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Utah's Dark Skies

April 2022 is Utah's Dark Sky Month

Utah has the highest number of certified Dark Sky Places in the world. Here's information about what you can do to cut down on light pollution and where you can find Utah's accredited Dark Sky places.


Telescope Questions?

Contact our expert Tom for any telescope or astronomy questions you might have. You can reach him at 385-468-1264, or use the link at the top of the page to go to our Store. Become an expert yourself!

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