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We're off to the Milky Way this week in The Real Sky with Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold!
This week in The Real Sky, we're off to see a trio of galaxies in the constellation of Leo through Science Museum Oklahoma Kirkpatrick Planetarium Tom Arnold's home telescope!
Our Moon has eight distinct phases. In this #SMOatHome, we're exploring two ways to look at all eight phases!
Have a telescope at home, some binoculars, or just like peering up at the sky with the naked eye? Check out these skywatching tips for May 2020 from Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold!
Take a look at our fascination with the Red Planet and how our exploration of Mars has evolved with the Kirkpatrick Planetarium team.
Create art inspired by cosmic clouds with one special tool from your kitchen!
Create your own homemade “gravitational lens” with light refraction.
With a few simple supplies and some imagination, make your own night sky of stars and create some new constellations!
See how craters are made and how rocks from deep with the Earth get moved to the surface when a crater is made!
Get an outside look at the immense universe using just a balloon!
Simulate the way rocks can be studied chemically to find out what they are made of when you make fizzing “moon” rocks!
Venus, the Moon, and a trio of planets are on display in this week's segment of The Real Sky.
We're celebrating Hubble's 30th birthday with a look at some of our favorite images from the last 30 years.
Venus will be bright in the sky this week, and it's a great time to get a look at M51, the Whirlpool Galaxy. Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold shows us how long-exposure photograpy can do just that in this episode of The Real Sky.
Let's blast off to the moon! Kirkpatrick Planetarium Director Tom Arnold is taking us to the lunar terminator through one of his home telescopes.