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Sun-Earth Day

Saturday, March 24, 2018

aurora borealis

Explore the special relationship between Earth and the Sun and learn about the delicate balance that makes our planet the perfect place to call home. Meet scientists, look through telescopes, and engage in hands-on activities at this family-friendly event.

Following Sun-Earth Day activities, join us in the LeFrak Theater for Aurora and Eclipse in 3D.


The American Museum of Natural History gratefully acknowledges Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory and the PoLAR Partnership for their participation in Sun-Earth Day.

Special Thanks International Ocean Discovery Program, Lamont-Doherty Earth Observatory, NASA Solar System Ambassador Program, New York Cares, Museum Volunteers, the New York Public Library, NASA Goddard Institute for Space Studies, and The Story Pirates.

The PoLAR Partnership is supported by a generous grant from the National Science Foundation (DUE-1239783).

Support for Hayden Planetarium Programs is provided by the Schaffner Family and the Horace W. Goldsmith Endowment Fund.

The material contained in the presentation, Aurora and Eclipse in 3D, is funded in part by NASA under award No NNX16AB93A.  Any opinions, findings, and conclusions or recommendations expressed in this material are those of the author(s) and do not necessarily reflect the views of the National Aeronautics and Space Administration.