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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

Thursday, August 22, 2019

Aug22

Twilight in the Garden: Stargazing in the Garden

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

7:30 p.m.9:30 p.m.
Learn what it takes to be an amateur astronomer in New York City, get oriented to the night sky, test out a telescope in the garden, and observe the starry night high above Wave Hill.

Saturday, August 24, 2019

Aug24

Family Camping & Astronomy: Brooklyn

at Marine ParkBrooklyn

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!

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Sunday, August 25, 2019

Aug25

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Saturday, September 7, 2019

Sep 7

Summer on the Hudson: Stargazing

at Pier I (in Riverside Park South)Manhattan

8:00 p.m.11:00 p.m.
A summer evening in Manhattan is made complete when the Amateur Astronomers Association's expert stargazers help us peer heavenward to see stars and planets.
Free!

Best For
Kids

Sunday, September 29, 2019

Sep29

Summer on the Hudson: Sun Gaze

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.
Free!

Best For
Kids

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