KEEP LOOKING UP

Stay connected with the museum, with science and astronomy, with our universe—and with each other—exactly where you are. We have space for everyone.

UPCOMING EVENTS

COLLECTIONS

EXPLORE EXHIBITS ONLINE!

VIRTUAL FIELD TRIPS

WALK AMONG THE PLANETS

Adler Planetarium Monogram

MEMBERS MAKE
IT POSSIBLE

Members receive exclusive access to the Adler’s newest shows and exhibitions, plus special discounts throughout the museum.

THE ADLER 'SCOPE

Eclipse of the Sun illustration from the Adler Planetarium's collections

Solar Eclipses and Lunar Eclipses Explained

Header Image: Eclipse of the Sun illustration from the Adler Planetarium’s collections There are several topics in astronomy that get lots of people excited: naked-eye visible comets, bright planets, auroras…but eclipses are generally at the top of the observing list for many of us. We love seeing the Sun or Moon look different from how […]

A person looking through the Doane Observatory telescope at the Adler Planetarium

Tag Along With Adler: How This Adler Zooniverse Research Project Got Started

Header Image: A person looking through the Doane Observatory telescope at the Adler Planetarium. Have you ever attempted to search the internet for a specific thing, but found that no matter what you typed in the search bar you couldn’t find what you were looking for? The same problem can happen when searching digital collections! […]

Total lunar eclipse seen in the United States on April 15th, 2014 in San Jose, California.

Adler Skywatch: May 2021

Header Image: Total lunar eclipse seen in the United States on April 15th, 2014 in San Jose, California. Image Credit: NASA Ames Research Center/Brian Day A good chance to glimpse a hard-to-see planet, a lunar eclipse during Moonset, and the closest Supermoon of the year occur this month, May 2021. Planets To Spot This May […]

Up close image of the Moon taken by an Adler Planetarium astronomer in June 2020. Image Credit: Michelle Nichols

Adler Skywatch: April 2021

Traditionally April’s Full Moon has been called the “Pink Moon,” for the flowers that begin to bloom in the warmer weather. However, some people will be calling it a “Supermoon” this month, April 2021. The Moon’s orbit around the Earth isn’t a perfect circle; sometimes the Moon is further away from Earth, sometimes it’s closer. […]