The Hayden Planetarium has assembled the world’s largest cosmic atlas, extending from the Earth to the edges of the observable universe. Combined with the brilliant stars of the Zeiss Mark IX star projector Astronomy Live programs offer an interactive tour of the universe and a view of the constantly changing night sky.

Upcoming Events

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

After-Hours Programs

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Join astrophysicist Jackie Faherty and presenter Mark Popinchalk for a virtual tour in the dome highlighting the universe's most frightening phenomena.

Tuesday, November 27, 2018

After-Hours Programs

Astrophysicist Jackie Faherty joins forces with Broken Earth series author N.K. Jemisin to examine what makes our planet unique compared to others.

Past Events

September 25, 2018

After-Hours Programs

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Get closer to Mars than ever before! Join Director of Astrovisualization Carter Emmart and Brown University’s Christopher Kremer on a tour of the red planet.

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Past Offerings

Astronomy Live: Multiwavelength Universe

Astronomy Live: Multiwavelength Universe

May 29, 2018

The universe is full of light, from the many hues of the visible spectrum to waves we can’t see like X-rays, gamma rays, and infrared light. Join Brian Levine and Emily Rice, and explore the universe through a different lens.

Astronomy Live: Exoplanets

Astronomy Live: Exoplanets

April 24, 2018

Sold out - Jackie Faherty will take you on a virtual tour of our local galactic neighborhood and explore the diversity of potential living conditions on newly discovered extrasolar planets.

Astronomy Live: Mars in Focus

Astronomy Live: Mars in Focus

March 27, 2018

Sold out - Join Carter Emmart and Irene Pease on a tour of Mars and examine multiple iconic locations in exquisite detail. 

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