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Perseid Meteor Shower

Saturday, August 9, 2014

9:00 p.m.

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.  Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.  The Perseid meteor shower, one of the brighter meteor showers of the year, occurs every August, peaking around August 9-13.

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

Astronomy

Directions to Marine Park

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.
Anticipated Completion: Spring 2014

Marine Park Weather

  • Fri
    Sunny
    81°F
  • Sat
    Slight Chc Thunderstorms
    84°F
  • Sun
    Thunderstorms Likely
    84°F
  • Mon
    Chance Thunderstorms
    84°F

7-day forecast

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