Astronomy Online

Constellations in the Hayden dome

Though the Museum has reopened, the Hayden Planetarium remains closed for the safety of staff and guests. Astronomy Live carries on as Astronomy Online, offering guided tours of the universe as livestream events every first Friday of the month on AMNH’s YouTube channel at 1 pm ET.

In April, Astronomy Online will take place on Thursday, 4/22 to celebrate Earth Day. See all of our online Earthfest events!


Catch up With Astronomy Online!

View some of our previous events below, then check out the complete playlist of Astronomy Online events and this summer’s Field Trip: Space! programs.

Hop aboard a virtual expedition into the Kuiper Belt to visit Pluto and its system of five moons.

Astronomy Online: Pluto and New Horizons

What risks do solar storms pose for astronauts in space? Learn why our Sun’s dynamic activity affects human space travel.

Astronomy Online: Solar Storms

Surf around the Milky Way to visit the closest stars, the youngest stars, and the oldest stars in our galaxy.

Astronomy Online: Milky Way

Are volcanoes still active on Mars? What does Mars smell like? Where did Mars’s water go? Find out in this visit to our neighboring planet!

Astronomy Online: Mars

Blast off into the outer reaches of our atmosphere and see the natural wonders of our planet from outer space.

Astronomy Online: Earth

For a deeper-dive lecture on some of the latest research in astrophysics, visit our Frontiers Lectures series.


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

Select Hayden Planetarium Programs are sponsored by JetBlue.