Smithsonian's Stars

Curious about the exploration of our solar system? Come to the Smithsonian's Stars Lectures, a series of presentations by Smithsonian researchers in the renovated Albert Einstein Planetarium. The scientists will illustrate their current research with state-of-the-art planetarium graphics.

Smithsonian's Stars lectures are suitable for ages 13 and up.

Activities and Lecture Times:
5:15 pm Lecture and Q&A
6:30 pm Astronomical Observing

Lecture Schedule


Surprises in the Outer Solar System
Pan-STARRS-1, New Horizons and LSST
Presenter: Matthew Holman, Harvard-Smithsonian Center for Astrophysics
Saturday, February 20
5:15 pm
Albert Einstein Planetarium
Museum in Washington, DC
Admission: Free, Tickets Required