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Arkansas Night Sky Events: SkyDome Programs:

It will be one of the best solar eclipses to cross Arkansas in our lifetime.  Learn more at the link above.

Below are recommended solar views. Don’t wait too late as these will get harder to get as the time gets closer.

A portion of each purchase will go toward a telescope that will let students see the planets during the daytime! 

  • Eclipse Weather: Decision Time
    by Jay Anderson on August 19, 2017 at 11:08 am

    With the eclipse just a few days away on Monday, now is the time to start taking stock of the weather forecast — and making decisions. The post Eclipse Weather: Decision […]

  • Solar Eclipse Activities for Kids and Families
    by Monica Young on August 17, 2017 at 2:19 pm

    Enrich the eclipse experience — especially the long, partial phases — with solar eclipse activities for kids and families. The post Solar Eclipse Activities for Kids and […]

  • NASA Successfully Launches Latest Communications...
    on August 18, 2017 at 3:53 pm

    NASA’s Tracking and Data Relay Satellite-M (TDRS-M), which is the third and final in a series of next generation communications satellites, has successfully been placed […]

  • 2017 Astronaut Candidates Available for...
    on August 16, 2017 at 1:35 pm

    NASA’s newest astronaut candidates, a diverse dozen women and men, will participate in media interviews and a final news conference before training on Tuesday, Aug. 22, at […]

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)