Hoffleit Scholarship

Spend the Summer at Yale University working as a Researcher in Astronomy.
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In the News

Natarajan appointed Fruton Professor of Astronomy and Professor of Physics
Wed, 08/17/2022
Priyamvada Natarajan, a theoretical astrophysicist who maps the unseen universe — invisible entities like dark matter, black holes, and dark energy — whose...
Yale women astronomers share their stories in ‘The Sky is for Everyone’
Wed, 08/10/2022
The story of women in astronomy is not simply a tale of the planets they’ve discovered and the black holes they’ve mapped. It is a history filled with persistence...
Marla Geha, awarded the Dylan Hixon ’88 Prize for teaching excellence in the natural sciences
Thu, 05/05/2022
In a ceremony held in the Poorvu Center for Teaching and Learning on May 5, Yale College Dean Marvin Chun read the nominating students’ words of praise: “Marla...
Priya Natarajan receives Liberty Science Center ‘Genius Award’
Mon, 05/02/2022
Priya Natarajan, professor of astronomy and of physics. who explores cosmology, gravitational lensing, and black hole physics, is being honored with a Liberty Science Center...

Academic Calendars 2022-23

Public Outreach

Join us for an outdoor session on the LFOP observing deck on Tuesdays, (weather permitting) at 8:30pm ET. Visitors will need to line-up in a socially-distanced queue and wear masks. We also ask visitors to not touch the telescopes. As always, public observing is a free event and open to everyone.

In-person Planetarium shows are still on-hold as the LFOP building and domes remain closed to the public. 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.

Climate and Diversity

The Astronomy Department stands in support of Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC), who continue to suffer from long-standing systemic racism. Recent incidents of police brutality against BIPOC are symptomatic of systemic racism that cannot be tolerated.

Read more… Yale Astronomy Climate and Diversity Statement

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Yale Department of Astronomy

Physical / Shipping Address:
Yale University
Department of Astronomy

Steinbach Hall
Yale University
52 Hillhouse Avenue
New Haven, CT 06511

Mailing Address:
Yale University
Department of Astronomy
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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