An event every week that begins at 8:00 pm on Friday, repeating until November 22, 2019
8 pm – Long Island Skies – Purchase Tickets
This live presentation for the whole family, developed by the Vanderbilt Planetarium staff, uses the star projector to its fullest capabilities. The program introduces the brilliant night sky that can be seen on Long Island from everyone’s backyard, including seasonal constellations, stars and deep-sky objects. Following the program, and weather permitting, the planetarium staff will open the Observatory. To enhance what they have just learned, visitors can look through the 16-inch Cassegrain telescope to observe the objects discussed during the show.
9 pm – Mars 1001 – Purchase Tickets
Someday soon, the first humans will leave for Mars. They may be someone you know. Like the astronauts of the Space Age, they’ll be blasting off to the unknown. MARS 1001 is the story of one possible mission that carries a multi-national crew to the Red Planet. This presentation is a captivating exploration of the kind of mission we’ll soon see blast off to Mars.
10 pm – Laser Pink Floyd: Dark Side of the Moon – Purchase Tickets
Pink Floyd’s “Dark Side of the Moon,” released in 1973, is the band’s most commercially successful work and has sold more than 50 million copies.
The show was created based on the famous album, using psychedelic, rock and jazz sounds to explore humanitarian, political and philosophical empathy.Purchase Tickets