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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, 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!

Sunday, October 14, 2018

Oct14

Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system. The Orionids is an average shower, producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak.
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!

Saturday, October 20, 2018

Oct20

Astronomy: Phases of the Moon

at 50 Kent Pop-Up Park (in Bushwick Inlet Park)Brooklyn

8:00 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way.
Free!

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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!

Saturday, October 27, 2018

Oct27

Astronomy: The Night Sky

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

7:00 p.m.8:30 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, 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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