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:
October 28, 2014
In this Astronomy Live program Jackie Faherty will use the Digital Universe software to tour worlds both familiar and unfamiliar.
Frontiers Lecture: The Limits of Science and the Search for Meaning with Marcelo Gleiser and Rebecca Goldstein
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.
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 17, 2014
Earthquakes happen frequently—but what causes them? Why are they unpredictable? What do they tell us about Earth's deep interior?
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 8, 2014
Award-winning author Martin Harwit looks at how our knowledge of the working and evolution of the Universe grew in his new book, In Search of the True Universe — The Tools, Shaping and Cost of Cosmological Thought.
December 15, 2014
Join Hayden astronomers with Steve Beyer, Joe Rao, and Ted Williams for a “sneak peak” at the nebulas and open cluster 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.