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.
Saturday, December 10, 2016
at Van Cortlandt Nature Center (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx
Using a reflecting telescope, the Urban Park Rangers will show you where the 6 Apollo missions that landed on the moon actually touched down.
Sunday, December 11, 2016
at Fort Totten Visitor's Center (in Fort Totten Park) , Queens
Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.
at Salt Marsh Nature Center (in Marine Park) , Brooklyn
See one of the best meteor showers in the heavens, producing up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak, which is predicted to take place on December 14.
Saturday, December 17, 2016
at North Side of the Great Lawn (in Central Park) , Manhattan
Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe.
Sunday, December 18, 2016
at Van Cortlandt Golf House (in Van Cortlandt Park) , Bronx
This season, the Urban Park Rangers celebrate history, wildlife, the cosmos, and the holidays with a fun-filled, candlelight walk on the Putnam Trail.
at Wolfe's Pond Park Comfort Station (in Wolfe's Pond Park) , Staten Island
The Ursids Shower originate near the constellation Ursa Minor, or the Little Dipper. It is active during the period spanning December 17 to 23.