CARMA-NRO Orion Survey
A Yale-led research group has created the most detailed maps yet of a vast...
“Mapping the Heavens: The Radical Scientific Ideas that Reveal the Cosmos” (Yale University Press).
Priyamvada Natarajan, professor of astronomy and physics, received the...
Meg Urry is one of this year’s recipients of the Howard R. Lamar Faculty...
This figure highlights galaxies discovered by ALMA that are evolving into a galaxy cluster. The outer field is from data taken by the Hershel Space Observatory. The middle image, from a survey by the National Science Foundation’s South Pole Telescope, uncovered the distant galactic source that revealed 14 galaxies.
Tim Miller, a doctoral candidate in astronomy, is first author of a new...

Public Outreach

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

Tuesdays @ 7p:
“The Dark Matter Mystery”
Tuesdays @ 8p​:
“The Dark Matter Mystery”

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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