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Astronomy

Saturday, October 5, 2013

7:00 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.  Learn about the effects of light pollution and discover the best places in NYC for amazing views of the sky.  Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way. 

Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.  Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided.  Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.  Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear. 

Location

Inwood Hill Nature Center in Inwood Hill Park Accessible
Manhattan
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(212) 304-2365

Categories

Nature, Waterfront, Astronomy

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Nature CentersInwood Hill Nature Center

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, this facility is closed until further notice.

Inwood Hill Park Weather

  • Thu
    Heavy Snow
    32°F
  • Fri
    Sunny
    24°F
  • Sat
    Partly Sunny
    32°F
  • Sun
    Partly Sunny
    40°F

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