Who’s ready to take an interactive tour of the nighttime sky? Using the latest data from NASA, we’ll visit the sun, the moon, and all of the planets in our solar system — all without leaving our homes! We’ll also explore how our understanding of the planets has evolved from the naked eye, to the telescope, to views from modern spacecraft.
About Liberty Science Center
Liberty Science Center’s mission is to inspire the next generation of scientists and engineers and excite learners of all ages about the power, promise, and pure fun of science and technology.
LSC is a 300,000-square-foot learning center located in Liberty State Park on the Jersey City bank of the Hudson near the Statue of Liberty. The Science Center houses 12 museum exhibition halls, a live animal collection with 110 species, giant aquariums, a 3D theater, live simulcast surgeries, hurricane- and tornado-force wind simulators, K-12 classrooms and labs, teacher-development programs, and the Western Hemisphere’s biggest planetarium—the Jennifer Chalsty Planetarium and LSC Giant Dome Theater. More than 750,000 students, teachers, and parents visit Liberty Science Center each year, and tens of thousands more participate in the Center’s off-site and online programs.
Meet your instructor, Michael:
Michael Shanahan is the Planetarium Director at Liberty Science Center in Jersey City, NJ.