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Astronomy

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Peer into the mysteries of the heavens with these astronomy programs at Parks! We'll help you uncover the wonders of the universe from a park near you.

Astronomy Events

Saturday, September 5, 2015

Sep 5

Astronomy

at Beach 116 (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Saturday, September 12, 2015

Sep 12

The Night Sky

at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Saturday, September 19, 2015

Sep 19

The Night Sky: Constellation Stories

at West 173 Street and Amsterdam Avenue (in Highbridge Park) , Manhattan  This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, highlighting the science, history and folklore of the season's constellations.
Free!

Must See
Event

Saturday, September 26, 2015

Sep 26

Solar Observation with Amateur Astronomers Association of NY

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Amateur Astronomers Association members will be present with telescopes specially filtered to view the sun.
Free!

Sunday, September 27, 2015

Sep 27

Ranger's Choice: Lunar Eclipse

at Fort Totten Park , Queens

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The full moon will put on a rare show tonight as a total lunareclipse will occur.
Free!

Saturday, October 31, 2015

Oct 31

Solar Observation with Amateur Astronomers Association of NY

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Amateur Astronomers Association members will be present with telescopes specially filtered to view the sun.
Free!

Saturday, November 28, 2015

Nov 28

Solar Observation with Amateur Astronomers Association of NY

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Amateur Astronomers Association members will be present with telescopes specially filtered to view the sun.
Free!

Saturday, December 26, 2015

Dec 26

Solar Observation with Amateur Astronomers Association of NY

at Poe Park Visitor Center (in Poe Park) , Bronx  This is an Accessible location

11:00 a.m.1:30 p.m.
Amateur Astronomers Association members will be present with telescopes specially filtered to view the sun.
Free!

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