Hayden Planetarium Programs
Astronomy Live: Countdown to Totality
August 30, 2016
August 21, 2017 will bring the first complete solar eclipse for the lower 48 states since 1979. The track of the eclipse will cut coast-to-coast across the United States from Oregon to South Carolina. Joe Rao gives you all the details needed for observing this event and share a “sneak preview” of what it will look like using the Hayden Planetarium's Zeiss IX Star Projector.
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April 25, 2017
Irene Pease and Brian Abbott show you what the night sky looks like from other vantage points in the cosmos.
May 15, 2017
Geoscientist Tullis Onstott provides an insider’s look at pioneering fieldwork on Earth’s thriving subterranean biosphere—a place where scientists once thought life could not possibly exist.
May 23, 2017
Jackie Faherty and Ted Williams tour the universe exploring these unsolved mysteries and discuss how scientists seek to solve them.
May 30, 2017
As the Sun sets on May 30, it will be perfectly aligned with Manhattan's east-west numbered streets. Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty will be your guide to the history and astronomy behind this fascinating phenomenon in a special presentation at the Hayden Planetarium.
June 5, 2017
Join Carter Emmart for a new look at the Martian landscape, beyond the reach of rovers.
June 27, 2017
NASA heliophysics scientists join Carter Emmart for an immersive look at "space weather"— a beautiful (and potentially dangerous) phenomena.