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The Night Sky

Sunday, March 9, 2014

7:00 p.m.8:00 p.m.

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Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.  Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way.  Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. 

Location

Belvedere Castle in Central Park Accessible
Mid-park about 79th Street
Manhattan
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 628-2345

Categories

Education, Nature, Kids, Astronomy

Directions to Central Park

Know Before You Go

There are currently 2 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

PlaygroundsEast 72nd St Playground

The East 72nd St Playground is closed for construction. It will reopen this summer. Central Park Conservancy is renovating the playground to improve its accessibility and connection to the park's landscape. Please visit the Central Park Conservancyfor more information.

ParkCentral Park

As of April 27, Central Park's Bow Bridge is closed to the public for structural work and a fresh coat of paint. The work is expected to last three to four months. Removing the old paint will require wrapping the bridge in a tent-like structure to prevent debris from falling into the water. Along with repainting, the work will include replacing the wooden decking, fixing several beams on the underside of the span, and reinforcing approaches at either end.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2015

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