Animation by Seligman and Laughlin
Yale researchers Darryl Seligman and Greg Laughlin have created a new...
A three-color optical image of a Milky Way sibling.
Yale Astronomy Professor Marla Geha’s SAGA survey indicates that the...
image of solar eclipse
Over 1500 people gathered in Farnham Gardens in front of the Leitner...
image of phase curve
Sarah Millholland, GRD ‘22 and astronomy professor Greg Laughlin  have...

Upcoming Events

Public Outreach

The Leitner Family Observatory and Planetarium is open to the public for the following weekly events:

Tuesdays @ 7p: Solar Superstorms
Tuesdays @ 8p​: Solar Superstorms.  Observing afterwards (at dark, ~9p), weather permitting.

Admission to Tuesday public shows is $5/person.  (Free for children under 13 and Yale students). To find out more about public events, please see the LFOP website.

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YSPA is 4-week summer program for rising juniors and seniors in high school.

Astronomy at Yale

Contact Information

Physical / Shipping Address:
Astronomy Department
Steinbach Hall
Yale University
52 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Mailing Address:
Astronomy Department
Yale University
P.O. Box 208101
New Haven, CT 06520-8101 USA

Getting to & around Yale & New Haven

Phone:  (203) 432-3000
Fax:  (203) 432-5048

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