The RMSC Museum and Strasenburgh Planetarium are Open for Regular Hours. Plan Your Visit.

Reminder: ALL visitors, regardless of vaccination status, are required to wear a mask when indoors visiting the RMSC.

NEW! Black Holes Revealed

NEW! Black Holes Revealed

One of our most popular public shows is available as a school program. See accurately calculated visualizations of the appearance of black holes, what makes us think they are real, and how we look for them. We also view a short video about Dr. Andrea Ghez, an astronomer who shared in the Nobel Prize in Physics for her studies of the black hole at the center of our galaxy.

**Seating capacity may be limited in compliance with public health guidelines in effect on the day of your visit. Maximum capacity includes all students, teachers, aides, chaperones, parents, and siblings.

Subjects: Physical Sciences, Space Science
Program Type: Planetarium Digistar Presentation
NYS Standards:

  •  ESS1.A The Universe and its Stars

NOTE: Teachers are invited to email Planetarium Director, Steve Fentress, at sfentress@rmsc.org before their visit to discuss how to tailor the presentation to their class



Where is it?

Strasenburgh Planetarium

When is it?

Days Available: Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Start Date: 10/19/2021
End Date: 06/24/2022
Program Length: 45 min. plus seating time
Earliest Start Time: 10am

Who Should Attend?

Grades: 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade
Minimum Attendence: 15
Maximum Attendence: 75

How Much Does It Cost?

Cost: Planetarium Group Admission (for 1 show): $8 per person; 1 free adult with every 5 students; RMSC Member Adults free; COMBO: $4 additional charge when adding to Museum Group Admission or another Planetarium Show Admission

How To Book?

Call: 585.697.1942
Reservation Lead Time: 3 Wks

Need More Information?

Name: Member & Visitor Services
Phone: 585.697.1942


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