Programs in the Museum's Hayden Planetarium include:
See individual listings for upcoming program below.
November 25, 2014
Explore planets, extrasolar planets, nearby stars, and the myriad galaxies that populate the universe while we fly through the 3D Digital Universe Atlas.
December 4, 2014
Experience the thrill of the next step in human space exploration as NASA’s new Orion spacecraft launches on its inaugural test flight!
December 8, 2014
Astrophysicist and scholar Martin Harwit examines how our understanding of the cosmos advanced rapidly during the twentieth century and identifies the factors contributing to this progress.
December 15, 2014
Join Hayden astronomers Steve Beyer, Joe Rao, and Ted Williams for a “sneak peak” at the nebulas, open cluster and all the other celestial objects that will be visible this winter.
December 30, 2014
With the Museum's director of astrovisualization, Carter Emmart as your guide, drift over the blue planet and witness the unparalleled beauty of the most diverse and necessary planetary system that we call home our home planet.
January 27, 2015
Interested in becoming an amateur astronomer but unsure where to begin? Ever wonder if it is even worth it to house a telescope in a crapped New York City apartment? Start your astronomical viewing in the Hayden Planetarium and prepare for the night sky.
November 17, 2014
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior?
November 6, 2014
In this talk scientists describe an innovative design for a space-based observatory consisting of a telescope plus “starshade,” to separate the faint specks of planet light from the glare of their parent stars, and begin probing mysteries related to their chemistry, structure, and potential for harboring life.
November 3, 2014
Renowned theoretical physicist Marcelo Gleiser acclaimed philosopher and novelist Rebecca Goldstein discuss the limits of knowledge and how much we can actually know of the world.
October 28, 2014
In this Astronomy Live program Jackie Faherty will use the Digital Universe software to tour worlds both familiar and unfamiliar.
October 20, 2014
For seven years, the Cassini spacecraft and its Huygens probe traveled to Saturn. Join Cassini Imaging Team Leader, Carolyn Porco, and witness the sights and magic worked by these emissaries from Earth to the enchanting realm of Saturn.