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Explore the Night Sky

Saturday, December 7, 2013

6:00 p.m.

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The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered, and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. 

The 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. 

Location

Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park Accessible
East 33rd Street and Avenue U
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Kids, Astronomy

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

PlaygroundsSeba Playground

Seba Playground will be closed to reconstruct the current Seba Tot Lot into a playground for children of all ages. The new design will enlarge the toddler area by adding a custom spray shower, seating, and two new tot play units. Additional play spaces will also be added for 5 to 12 year olds, and will include a large accessible play unit, a second spray shower and seating area. These two play areas will be joined by 15 additional swings for both age groups. The site will also feature an accessible drinking fountain, attractive plantings, and a bicycle rack.

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways Weather

  • Thu
    Chance Showers
    40°F
  • Fri
    Breezy
    39°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Cloudy
    42°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Cloudy
    53°F

7-day forecast

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