The Home of Arkansas’ Meteor Detection Camera.

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.


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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MeteorCam: Latest Meteor detection. Interesting / Recent Event Images
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)