Hayden Planetarium Programs

Astronomy Live: Faster, Higher, Stronger

February 27, 2018

This image shows a composite view of the Crab nebula, an iconic supernova remnant in our Milky Way galaxy, as viewed by the Herschel Space Observatory

This image shows a composite view of the Crab nebula as viewed by the Herschel Space Observatory and the Hubble Space Telescope.


Steve Beyer and Jackie Faherty take inspiration from the Olympic motto Citius, Altius, Fortius for this epic marathon through space, asking: who are the celestial champions of the universe? Follow them in search of the greatest velocities, most distant objects, and most energetic stars. 

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