How to see an umbra with an extended source

02 Jul 2021

Every wonder why the shadow of the moon in an eclipse is smaller than the moon? Make a mini eclipse yourself!

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Globe Drawing for Earth Day

16 Apr 2021

Let's make some globes

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Mars 2020

18 Feb 2021

The long awaited arrival of Mars 2020 and the Perseverance Rover is today!

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An Allsky/360 Virtual Great Conjunction History

20 Dec 2020

Everyone is saying this one is special. But, how does it compare to previous Great Conjunctions?

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Some quick shots of the Great Conjunction from NYC

19 Dec 2020

Don't mind me here on the sidewalk, I'm just taking pictures of these awesome planets.

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The Jupiter Saturn Great Conjunction of 2020

09 Dec 2020

When wandering stars align

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Vizualizing Ancient Star Catalogs

02 Nov 2020

Sci Viz with 2000 year old data

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Martian Star Trails

23 Jun 2020

Let's try some introductory astrophotography... on Mars!

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Manhattanhenge - virtual viewing

06 Jun 2020

Can't make it to Manhattanhenge this year? Nor can we, so we've decided to simulate it

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New Video and Channel

13 Apr 2020

We will be closed for a little while, so enjoy this in the meantime

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Event: Liquid Art Media Project

07 May 2019

On May 17th, join scientists, artists, and beyond for a free hands-on organic art experience using analog projection and fluid interactions!

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City College - Day of Science

24 Apr 2019

We celebrated science at City College

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Planetarium Open House - Thank you!

25 Oct 2018

Takeaways from the OpenHouse

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Planetarium Open House

10 Oct 2018

Come by for a quick tour - of the universe!

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Adding New Mars Landscapes

02 Oct 2018

How to add new HiRISE data into openspace.

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Starry Skies in the Basement

20 Aug 2018

The planetarium was a big deal in 1975. Here's a clip from The Campus that highlights the new facility.

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Spherical Mirror Setup

01 Aug 2018

Here's our spherical mirror hardware

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Original Drawing

24 Apr 2018

The technical drawing from the original manual

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About the Upgrade

03 Apr 2018

A brief description of the upcoming improvements the CCNY Planetarium

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The New Website

03 Apr 2018

A new home for the planetarium, online

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