Programs in the Museum's Hayden Planetarium include:
The Frontiers Lecture Series
This dynamic lecture series in the Hayden Planetarium features prominent astrophysicists, authors, and Museum experts. Attendees will learn about cutting-edge research and more.
These Hayden Planetarium programs let visitors explore the night sky with the Zeiss Mark IX star projector or travel to the farthest reaches of the observable universe with the world's most complete cosmic atlas, the Digital Universe.
See individual listings for upcoming program below.
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 nigh sky using the Zeiss Star projector.
June 24, 2014
Explore city, suburban, and rural summer skies with Hayden Presenters Christina Pease, Emily Rice, and Ted Williams.
June 14, 2014
Learn some constellations that you can see in the night sky this summer, and compare these to how people in other times and places viewed the same patterns.
March 22, 2014
Join us as we explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun.
June 25, 2013
Join astronomers in the Planetarium as they provide details on how to observe the night sky before heading outside to observe celestial objects.
October 13, 2012
Join us in the Hayden Planetarium for an evening of star hopping accompanied by mythology and stories that the night sky has inspired.