Hayden Planetarium Programs
Family Astronomy in the Dome: I Spy in the Sky
October 18, 2014
The Hayden Planetarium invites our Youngest Astronomers for an evening of star hopping as we look at the fall and winter constellations of the night sky using the Zeiss Star projector. See if you can find the beautiful “deep-sky” objects hiding in plain sight. Explore star clusters, nebulae, and galaxies, and learn how our understanding of the stars and these deep-sky treasures has grown over the centuries. (This program is recommended for children ages 4-11).
*Participants should bring a pair of binoculars to participate fully in this program.
More in this Series:
Frontiers Lecture: Supernova Forensics: A Stellar Investigation from Cradle to Grave and Beyond with Alicia Soderberg
March 9, 2015
What happens when a star explodes? How do we study a phenomenon that happens huge distances away in space and far back in time?
March 21, 2015
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
March 31, 2015
No Cosmos-esque Ship of the Imagination in your apartment? Come for a cosmic ride in the Hayden Planetarium instead!
Frontiers Lecture: How to Take a Picture of a Black Hole: Building the Event Horizon Telescope with Shep Doeleman
April 13, 2015
Shep Doeleman will explore the evidence for black holes, and describe an effort to link radio dishes around the world to form an Earth-sized virtual telescope that will make the first images of the supermassive black hole at the center of the Milky Way.
April 21, 2015
Join Brian Levine as he explores the history of human perception of the breadth of the universe as we perceive it.