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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, January 28, 2017

Jan 28

Astronomy: Winter Solar System

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

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, January 29, 2017

Jan 29

Astronomy: The New Moon

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipment is provided.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, February 5, 2017

Feb 5

Astronomy

at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park) , Manhattan

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe the night sky.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, February 18, 2017

Feb 18

The Night Sky

at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens  This is an Accessible location

6:00 p.m.7:30 p.m.
Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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