Planetarium

Planetarium

 

Welcome to the John R. Kirk Planetarium at the State University of New York at New Paltz!

UPDATE May 2021: Phased re-opening in effect!  Please email pandyar@newpaltz.edu for info to schedule a small private planetarium show (currently limited to 9 people or less)


PAST SHOWS

Mini virtual planetarium show - June 10, 2021 Sunrise Eclipse

May 2021 virtual planetarium show

Late April virtual planetarium show (In Spanish)

Late April virtual planetarium show (In English)

Early April virtual planetarium show

Late March/Vernal Equinox 2021

Click here for the mid February virtual planetarium show 

Click here for the December 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the late November 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the early November 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the late September/Autumnal Equinox 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the early September 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the early August/Perseid Meteor Shower 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the comet NEOWISE/Late July 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the early July 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the late June/Summer Solstice 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the early June 2020 virtual planetarium show

Click here for the May 2020 virtual planetarium show

We will return with live in-person public shows when it is safe to do so.

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The Planetarium is used for the education of SUNY students, as well as shows for the public, and private groups such as school trips and scouting organizations.

The Planetarium is open to the public for "Astronomy Night" on the first and third Thursday of each month that the university is in session. See our Planetarium Shows page for more details.

To subscribe to our email list and receive information about events at the Planetarium and Observatory, send an email to observatory-events-subscribe@newpaltz.edu.