Clark Planetarium Blog

Saturn Star Party Celebrates Cassini's Successful Mission

Posted September 15, 2017

Help us celebrate nearly 20 years of space exploration from the now obliterated Cassini spacecraft with a Saturn viewing party to be held on September 23rd, 2017,  at 8 00 p.m. at Wheeler Farm.

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Night Vision: Cassini's Grand Finale

Posted September 12, 2017

On October 15, 1997, a spacecraft was launched into space whose primary mission was to explore the wonders of our “Jewel of the Heaven,”  Saturn. Named after noted seventeenth century astrononmer Giovanni Domenico Cassini, its 20 year

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Night Vision: Jupiter

Posted September 8, 2017

Carl Sagan called it “a star that failed.” It’s bigger than all of the other planets in our solar system combined.  Big enough that, if it were hollow, Earth would fit inside more than 1,000 times. Credit NASA Fun Facts

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Gateway to the Stars: September 2017

Posted September 1, 2017

Photo credit  NASA ESA Hubble Heritage Team (STScI AURA) J. Hester, P. Scowen (Arizona State U.) The cosmos is vast and mysterious. It's a place full of wonder and awe inspiring phenomena. Join the Planetarium's own

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Night Vision: Glorious Galaxies

Posted August 31, 2017

Join us for "Glorious Galaxies" as we explore our galaxy and those closest to us, and peer into mysteries that have eluded astronomers for centuries.

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