Cullman Hall of the Universe, Hayden Planetarium, New York. Above is the bottom of the great sphere containing the planetarium theater and the Big Bang Theater. The Willamette meteorite is also prominent in this area which focuses on the Solar System. (Image: Jay Rosenblatt) Mona Evans, "Rose Center and Hayden Planetarium" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183413.asp
Rose Center for Earth and Space, American Museum of Natural History, New York City. The center is housed in this great cube, seen from the 81st Street entrance. The giant sphere contains the Hayden Planetarium. (Image credit: Spheroide) Mona Evans, "Rose Center and Hayden Planetarium" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183413.asp
The Gottesman Hall of Planet Earth. It's located in the Rose Center for Earth and Space, in the American Natural History Museum in New York. It displays an outstanding collection of geological specimens from around the world to show how our planet works. (Photo: ANHM) Mona Evans, "Rose Center and Hayden Planetarium" http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art183413.asp
Statue of William & Caroline Herschel in the Garden of Herschel House. The brother and sister team have been described as "the most extraordinary partnership in the history of astronomy." (Photo: Peter Campbell-Burns) Mona Evans, “Herschel Museum of Astronomy” http://www.bellaonline.com/articles/art48626.asp
#SolarSystem facts : The Solar System consists of the #Sun and the astronomical objects gravitationally bound in orbit around it, all of which formed from the collapse of a giant molecular cloud approximately 4.6 billion years ago. 99.86% of the system’s mass is in the Sun.