Hayden Planetarium Programs
Special Event: Winter Skies and Telescope Party
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 and details on how to observe the night sky from inside Hayden's world-famous Space Theater, utilizing its state-of-the-art Zeiss IX planetarium projector. Then, bundle up, grab a hot chocolate, and head outside to the Ross Terrace to observe celestial objects with members of the Amateur Astronomers Association, weather permitting.
Participants are welcome to bring their own binoculars and telescopes.
More in this Series:
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 22, 2015
SOLD OUT - Spend an evening with Neil deGrasse Tyson as he reviews headline stories in the Universe, drawn from breaking news in 2014.
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 cramped New York City apartment? Start your astronomical viewing in the Hayden Planetarium and prepare for the night sky.
February 2, 2015
Launched in 2004 to study an unknown world, Rosetta has finally reached its goal and is the first spacecraft to rendezvous with a comet.
February 24, 2015
After an 8-year journey, NASA’s New Horizons mission will soon be arriving at Pluto.