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Astronomy

Saturday, November 9, 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.  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

Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station in Wolfe's Pond Park
Cornelia Avenue
Staten Island
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 967-3542

Categories

Nature, Astronomy

Directions to Wolfe's Pond Park

Know Before You Go

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

Barbecuing AreasWolfe's Pond Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the Wolfe's Pond barbecuing area is closed until further notice.

Roller HockeyWolfe's Pond Park

Due to the effects of Hurricane Sandy, the Wolfe's Pond hockey rink is closed until further notice.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2013

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Wolfe's Pond Park Weather

  • Thu
    Mostly Sunny
    47°F
  • Fri
    Partly Sunny
    49°F
  • Sat
    Mostly Sunny
    59°F
  • Sun
    Mostly Sunny
    59°F

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