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Planetarium

Planetarium

 

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

In-person planetarium shows are currently not being held due to COVID-19. 

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 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.