The Arthur Ross Terrace will be closed this morning, Tuesday, October 21, for a private cultural observance. You many observe smoke and/or fire coming from the Terrace at that time. The FDNY has been notified in advance, and all safety precautions are in place. The Terrace will reopen at 1 pm.
The Office of the Director of the Hayden Planetarium operates out of the Department of Astrophysics at the American Museum of Natural History. Our mission is to bring the frontier of astrophysics to the public via exhibitry, books, public programs, and on-line resources.
The Hayden Blog covers topics in astrophysics, science visualization, and upcoming sky phenomena.
Discover the universe with our downloadable atlas—the Digital Universe—where you can fly from the Sun out the edge of the observable universe.
Articles and resources for astronomy and astrophysics.
Our staff includes a variety of members in support of the Director, in addition to numerous Hayden Associates and Volunteers who support the department's activities.