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Upcoming Events

Public Outreach

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

Sundays @ 3pDynamic Earth.
Tuesdays @ 7pAstronaut
Tuesdays @ 8p: AstronautObserving afterwards (~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 seniors in high school.

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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