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Arkansas Night Sky Events: SkyDome Programs:

New online Amazon store.
Visit our new store for recommendations on products to help you explore the night sky and our world, or begin your search for everyday Amazon purchases.  A portion of each purchase goes toward equipment in the SkyDome Programs to encourage students in science and math.


Halloween 2017 Moon Phase

Halloween 2017 Moon Phase – Click for full size

The trail will be well lit for trick-or-treaters this year illuminated by an 87% waxing gibbous moon.  This will be the brightest Halloween moon since 2012 and the brightest until the almost full moon of 2020.

 


 
  • International Space Station Crew Invites Public...
    on October 20, 2017 at 8:52 pm

    NASA astronaut and Expedition 53 Commander Randy Bresnik will spend one full orbit photographing Earth from the International Space Station on Monday, Oct. 23, and he is […]

  • NASA Awards Launch Services Contract for...
    on October 19, 2017 at 7:37 pm

    NASA has selected Space Exploration Technologies (SpaceX) of Hawthorne, California, to provide launch services for the Sentinel-6A mission. Launch is currently targeted for […]

 
Portable Planetarium Programs
Explore science and the wonders of the night sky with our portable planetarium and mobile science museum!  Serving Arkansas and surrounding states.

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The portable planetarium is only part of our mobile science museum. Telescopes, Meteorites, Rocket Models, and NASA memorabilia are brought to your event for a program that’s out of this world!


SkyDome Sponsorship Opportunities
  • Digital Projection System
    High-end video projector with special lenses to project live video and programs onto the dome.
    Sponsor Needed: $10,000
  • GPS Telescope
    To allow viewing of the planets and brightest stars during the school day.
    Sponsor Needed: $3,500

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Have you seen something in the sky and don’t know what it was? Want to know where to find a particular planet or object? Have an astronomical question in general? Send us your questions to observatory(at)arkansassky.com