Mars will be visible all night in St. Louis on October 13th. Join our McDonnell Planetarium Manager, Will, to find out how to view our neighbor this month! Connect with Curiosity
Will Mars appear as large as the Moon this week? Just another viral space myth according to our McDonnell Planetarium Manager, Will. Instead, look up on September 5th to see our Moon and the red planet less than 1° apart. Connect with Curiosity
The planets and Moon will NOT form a smiley face in the sky this month. Watch as Will debunks a common space myth and shows us where to look to find other planets in May’s night sky. Connect with Curiosity
The lights at the iconic McDonnell Planetarium have gone dark this month. Watch as Will explains why we’ve teamed up with the Saint Louis Zoo, Gateway Arch, and the Missouri Botanical Garden in an effort to reduce light pollution in the city of St. Louis. Connect with Curiosity
The annual Lyrid meteor shower brings the chance of seeing a few extra “shooting stars” overhead in the second half of April. Join our planetarium manager Will as he explores what you can look for in your sky. Connect with curiosity!
The full Moon has our planetarium manager acting a bit crazy…or is it just the effect of social distancing? Explore April’s Super Pink Full Moon with Will and find out what you can expect to see in the St. Louis Sky. Connect with curiosity!
Venus will be visiting the famous Seven Sisters star cluster on April 2nd and 3rd. A sight that only occurs every eight years! Join Will, our James S. McDonnell Planetarium Manager, as he shares what to watch for in the St. Louis sky. One of our planetarium presenters was able to get a picture of… Continue reading