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Astronomy

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Peer into the mysteries of the heavens with these astronomy programs at Parks! We'll help you uncover the wonders of the universe from a park near you.

Astronomy Events

Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Jul17

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Friday, July 20, 2018

Jul20

Stargazing on the Waterftont

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come see the stars and moon with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and Hunters Point Parks Conservancy. Telescopes are set up just west of the oval along the waterfront.
Free!

Tuesday, July 24, 2018

Jul24

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Friday, July 27, 2018

Jul27

Stargazing on the Waterftont

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come see the stars and moon with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and Hunters Point Parks Conservancy. Telescopes are set up just west of the oval along the waterfront.
Free!

Saturday, July 28, 2018

Jul28

Solar Astronomy

at Forest Avenue and Silver Lake Park Road (in Silver Lake Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With special filtered telescopes you can observe the sun safely without hurting your eyes. See for yourself what the sun's surface and atmosphere look like--93 million miles away.
Free!

Jul28

Family Camping & Astronomy: Queens

at Alley Pond ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an overnight adventure that includes star gazing. Registration is required.
Free!

Best For
Kids
Jul28

Astronomy

at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park)Bronx

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. All equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, July 29, 2018

Jul29

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, July 31, 2018

Jul31

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Saturday, August 4, 2018

Aug 4

Summer on the Hudson: Stargaze Saturdays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders.
Free!

Aug 4

Astronomy

at Owl's Head ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. All equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 7, 2018

Aug 7

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Thursday, August 9, 2018

Aug 9

Summer Stargazing

at Wave Hill House (in Wave Hill)Bronx This is an Accessible location

7:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Prepare for the Perseid meteor shower, this summer’s most anticipated celestial show! Look up and get ready for an out-of-this-world experience an astronomer and science educator.

Saturday, August 11, 2018

Aug11

Family Camping & Astronomy: Brooklyn

at Prospect ParkBrooklyn This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:00 a.m.
Join the Urban Park Rangers for an overnight adventure that includes star gazing. Registration is required.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, August 12, 2018

Aug12

Solar Astronomy

at Arthur Kill Road and Brookfield Avenue (in Brookfield Park)Staten Island

1:00 p.m.2:30 p.m.
With special filtered telescopes you can observe the sun safely without hurting your eyes. See for yourself what the sun's surface and atmosphere look like—93 million miles away.
Free!

Tuesday, August 14, 2018

Aug14

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Friday, August 17, 2018

Aug17

Stargazing on the Waterfront

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come see the stars and moon with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and Hunters Point Parks Conservancy. Telescopes are set up just west of the oval along the waterfront.
Free!

Tuesday, August 21, 2018

Aug21

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Friday, August 24, 2018

Aug24

Stargazing on the Waterfront

at Hunter's Point South ParkQueens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Come see the stars and moon with the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York and Hunters Point Parks Conservancy. Telescopes are set up just west of the oval along the waterfront.
Free!

Saturday, August 25, 2018

Aug25

Stargazing Club: The Full Moon

at Alley Pond Park Adventure Center (in Alley Pond Park)Queens This is an Accessible location

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
The full moon will be on full display for viewing through a telescope.
Free!

Sunday, August 26, 2018

Aug26

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze Sundays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

1:00 p.m.4:00 p.m.
The Amateur Astronomers Association and solargazing return with solar telescopes specifically designed to safely look at the sun and see sunspots and prominences under a summer sky.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Tuesday, August 28, 2018

Aug28

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Saturday, September 1, 2018

Sep 1

Summer on the Hudson: Stargaze Saturdays

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
Manhattan provides a great backdrop as we peer heavenward to see celestial wonders.
Free!

Tuesday, September 4, 2018

Sep 4

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Sep11

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, September 18, 2018

Sep18

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, September 25, 2018

Sep25

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, October 2, 2018

Oct 2

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, October 9, 2018

Oct 9

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, October 16, 2018

Oct16

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, October 23, 2018

Oct23

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

Tuesday, October 30, 2018

Oct30

Stargazing

at On the High Line at 14th Street (in The High Line)Manhattan This is an Accessible location

6:45 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.
Free!

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