Events

RECURRING:

U OF U STAR PARTIES:

  • WHEN: Wednesdays
  • TIME: 7-10pm
  • WHERE: South Physics Observatory, University of Utah, Salt Lake City
  • DESCRIPTION: During the visit, expect to see galaxies, nebulae, stars, planets, and clusters. Feel free to ask questions about the universe, science and what you’re seeing. We may also offer lectures, demos, and special events before star parties begin.
  • MORE INFORMATION: http://web.utah.edu/astro/

GATEWAY TO THE STARS:

  • WHEN: First Saturday of Every Month
  • TIME: 6:45pm
  • WHERE: Hansen Dome Theatre, Clark Planetarium, Salt Lake City
  • DESCRIPTION: Live and interactive planetarium show about the next month’s astronomical events.
  • MORE INFORMATION: http://clarkplanetarium.org/shows/gateway-to-the-stars/

NIGHTLY TELESCOPE TOURS AT THE DARK RANGER OBSERVATORY:

  • WHEN: Nightly, May 1-October 30
  • TIME: 9pm
  • WHERE: Dark Ranger Observatory, Tropic, Utah
  • DESCRIPTION: Hands-on operation of BIG telescopes with 7 different, live, hi-tech, multimedia astronomy shows to choose from. First reservation gets to pick which show. Reservations required. Private tours also available.
  • MORE INFORMATION: www.darkrangertelescopetours.com

SALT LAKE ASTRONOMICAL SOCIETY

 

CALENDAR

2017

OCTOBER 20-21

HERITAGE STARFEST

  • TIME: Varies based on events
  • WHERE: Capitol Reef National Park, Torrey, Utah
  • DESCRIPTION: The weekend will be full of special events, guest speakers, stargazing, telescope viewing, storytelling, and more. This event celebrates Capitol Reef National Park’s designation as an International Dark Sky Park, these dark sky resources and the connection all living things have to the natural rhythms of the night.
  • MORE INFORMATION: https://www.nps.gov/planyourvisit/event-listing.htm?eventID=5865EB04-1DD8-B71B-0B17B78911CC63CE

2018

NOVEMBER 10-11

INTERNATIONAL DARK-SKY ASSOCIATION (IDA) ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

  • WHERE: Snowbird Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah

NOVEMBER 12-14

ARTIFICIAL LIGHT AT NIGHT (ALAN) CONFERENCE

  • WHERE: Snowbird Resort, Salt Lake City, Utah
  • DESCRIPTION: The Consortium for Dark Sky Studies (CDSS) at the University of Utah will host the European research organization ALAN.
  • MORE INFORMATION: Contact Janet Muir at janet.muir@gmail.com and visit the CDSS website at http://darkskystudies.org/

 

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