Welcome

Welcome

Tuesday-night planetarium shows and outdoor telescope observing sessions will resume January 17, 2023. Please check the LFOP twitter feed for the most up-to-date information.

Advanced ticket required. Suggested donation of $10 per adult 14 and over. Click here to reserve your seat.

Please note: Masks are required inside the building

In the meantime, please visit our YouTube page to view past episides of our virtual planetarium shows via the link below.

Click here to check out past episodes.

The Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium is a facility of the Yale Department of Astronomy dedicated to education, public outreach, and student research.

*Be sure to check the LFOP twitter feed for important news and updates.
 
You can get an idea of how clear the skies might be by clicking the chart below.

News

Oasis in Space
January 17, 2023
Oasis In Space transports the audience on a startling and beautiful voyage through our universe, galaxy and solar system in search of liquid water, a key ingredient for life...
May 11, 2021
Join us LIVE on Tuesday May 11th at 8:30pm, as our guest, Yale Astronomy Ph.D. candidate Malena Rice, talks about Planet Nine -  “Planet Nine and Neighbors: Searching for the...
March 15, 2021
Join us live on Tuesday March 16th, 7pm for a presentation by Yale Astronomy Ph.D. Candidate, Aritra Ghosh.