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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

Saturday, July 30, 2016

Jul 30

Astronomy

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

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Tuesday, August 2, 2016

Aug 2

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Thursday, August 4, 2016

Aug 4

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Free!

Saturday, August 6, 2016

Aug 6

Astronomy

at Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park) , Brooklyn

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

Tuesday, August 9, 2016

Aug 9

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Thursday, August 11, 2016

Aug 11

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Free!

Saturday, August 13, 2016

Aug 13

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South) , Manhattan

4:00 p.m.6:00 p.m.
Summer on the Hudson welcomes all to join the Amateur Astronomers Association to gaze at the sun through a safe scope and see the central star of our solar system.
Free!

Aug 13

Perseids Meteor Shower

at Payson Park House (in Inwood Hill Park) , Manhattan

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, using binoculars and telescopes to observe specific astronomical events.
Free!

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Tuesday, August 16, 2016

Aug 16

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Thursday, August 18, 2016

Aug 18

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Free!

Tuesday, August 23, 2016

Aug 23

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Thursday, August 25, 2016

Aug 25

Journey to the Stars

at Pier 1 (in Brooklyn Bridge Park) , Brooklyn

8:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Come out and see the stars, planets, and the moon from Brooklyn Bridge Park!
Free!

Saturday, August 27, 2016

Aug 27

Conjunction of Venus and Jupiter

at Hylan Boulevard and Cornelia Avenue (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Tuesday, August 30, 2016

Aug 30

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Saturday, September 3, 2016

Sep 3

Neptune at Opposition

at Boardwalk at Beach 116th Street (in Rockaway Beach and Boardwalk) , Queens

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history, and folklore of the universe.
Free!

Sep 3

Arts, Culture & Fun: Dark Nights, Bright Lights: Neptune at Opposition

at Rockaway Beach Boulevard and Beach 116th St (in Rockaway Beach) , Queens

8:00 p.m.10:00 p.m.
Join us for an Astronomy evening: Neptune at Opposition at Beach 116th Street at the Boardwalk NYC Parks’ Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the s…
Free!

Tuesday, September 6, 2016

Sep 6

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, September 13, 2016

Sep 13

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Sep 20

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Sep 27

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, October 4, 2016

Oct 4

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, October 11, 2016

Oct 11

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, October 18, 2016

Oct 18

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

Tuesday, October 25, 2016

Oct 25

Stargazing

at 14th Street Passage (in The High Line) , Manhattan

6:30 p.m.10:30 p.m.
Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars.
Free!

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