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January 20, 2019
Join us for the Total Lunar Eclipse of 2019! Check the LFOP twitter page for updates and/or cancellations. The Leitner Observatory & Planetarium will be open for eclipse...
January 15, 2019
The scene was 74,000 years ago, on the island of Sumatra. A volcanic eruption triggered the sudden and violent collapse of a vast regional plateau. Toba, as the volcano is...
December 18, 2018
Celebrate the Solstice Special Holiday Show at the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium. Two live presentations in the planetarium theater at 6pm and 7pm on Tuesday,...
November 13, 2018
Dr. Christopher Spalding presents… Upside-down, Inside-out Solar Systems: the Weirdest Worlds within the Cosmos...
September 25, 2018
Dynamic Earth explores the inner workings of Earth’s great life support system: the global climate. With visualizations based on satellite monitoring data and advanced...
May 24, 2018
The impulse to strike out into the unknown, to see what’s over the horizon… is as old as humanity. Today, a whole new horizon beckons. Scientists now believe that our galaxy...
April 4, 2018
Join Yale astronomers for the world space party at the Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium! Celebrate human spaceflight on the anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first...