Welcome

Welcome

Due to COVID-19, the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium will be closed for public night until further notice. Updates will be posted on the LFOP twitter feed.

Just announced: Live stream from LFOP for the “Great Conjunction” of Jupiter and Saturn on Monday, Dec. 21 from 5pm to 5:30pm.

Live stream link

With the exception of the live-stream on Monday December 21, 2020, our live-stream planetarium shows are on break until January 2021. You can catch up on pre-recorded episodes, and other videos on our YouTube channel. Just follow 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

November 17, 2020
Our Tuesday evening live-stream planetarium shows are on break until January 2021. You can catch up on pre-recorded episodes, and other videos on our YouTube channel. Just...
September 8, 2020
Due to COVID-19, the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium will be closed for public night until further notice. Updates will be posted on the LFOP twitter feed. Instead...
January 14, 2020
Phantom of the Universe is a new planetarium show that will showcase an exciting exploration of dark matter, from the Big Bang to its anticipated discovery at the Large...