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International Astronomy Day 2023

Saturday, April 29th, Museum 10-5, Activities 12-4

The Cradle of Aviation Museum is celebrating International Astronomy Day on April 29th

The Amateur Observer’s Society (AOS) will be here to help us celebrate International Astronomy Day with solar telescopes, talks, and demos!

Astronomy and Telescopes - 12-4 pm, Free with museum admission
Thinking of getting a telescope? Ask the experts! AOS will answer any questions you have about star gazing on Long Island.

Astronomy Talks - Timed sessions between 12-4 pm, Free with museum admission
Participate in current night sky talks, and hands-on activities led by members of AOS and the Cradle of Aviation Staff.

Planetarium Shows (separate admission required - just a $5 add-on with your paid museum admission)
Our immersive full-dome planetarium is one of the largest and most powerful virtual reality experiences in the world!

Show Schedule:
11:00 am - One World, One Sky
12:00 pm - Mars 1001
1:00 pm - Touch the Stars
2:00 pm - Current Night Sky
3:00 pm - Unseen Universe