Monthly Archives: April 2016

Skywatch May 2016

May should be a great skywatching month in the islands. Mars will be brighter and closer this May than any time in the last ten years; Jupiter and Saturn also dance in the mid-evening sky. Mercury transits the sun on May 9. Throughout the main Hawaiian Islands, the first of the year’s two "overhead sun" [...]

2017-06-05T12:05:54+00:00 Monthly Astronomy Article|

Skywatch April 2016

April 2016 should be a great month for sky watching. Every year, April is the single best month to see nearly every key star and constellation in the Hawaiian night sky, literally from the North Star to the Southern Cross. In addition, most of the planets put in a really good appearance here in April [...]

2017-06-05T12:05:55+00:00 Monthly Astronomy Article|

NASA Exhibit Lands in Bishop Museum’s Planetarium

NASA Exhibit Lands in Bishop Museum’s Planetarium The J. Watumull Planetarium gets a revamped lobby with new NASA exhibit   Honolulu, HI – Hawai‘i residents and visitors will soon discover how NASA explores our home planet from outer space at Bishop Museum’s J. Watumull Planetarium. The star-dome’s lobby is set to be refreshed with [...]

2017-06-05T12:06:06+00:00 News Release|