To Do Tuesday: Explore the Universe

planetarium - nasa webb telescopeSpace out at the Hayden Planetarium with American Museum of Natural History research scientist Jackie Faherty, who utilizes the Dome’s Zeiss IX Projector and the museum’s Digital Universe Atlas to let viewers feel like they are experiencing numerous celestial phenomena. From transits of the inner planets to total solar and lunar eclipses, Faherty will preview cosmic events and tell you when you can mark your calendar to see them. If Star Trek Into Darkness in IMAX 3D is sold out, this is your best bet for a truly far-out night.

American Museum of Natural History, Central Park West at 79th Street, (212) 769-5100, 6:30-8pm, $15

To Do Tuesday: Explore the Universe