Latest Blog Posts

Mars Dust Storm Blog Post

A Monster on Mars

1 Aug 2018

Although the Mars opposition and closest approach were in late July, the planet still looks... Read more

Europa alien planet for life

Europa – A Promising Alien World

13 Jul 2018

Stardome educator, Josh Kirkley, dives into the exciting topic of our search for life outside of... Read more

Mars at Opposition Mad About Mars Science Fiction Movie Night

What’s happening with Mars?

10 Jul 2018

This month, Mars will come the closest to Earth it will be for the next 17 years, making it... Read more

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Evening Closed

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6:00pm – 11:00pm

Saturday 

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Sunday

11:00am – 10:00pm

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