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Explore the Night Sky

Saturday, December 7, 2013

6:00 p.m.7:00 p.m.

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The wonders of the universe are ready to be discovered, and New York City parks are the perfect place to stargaze and explore the night sky. 

The Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. 

Learn about the effects of light pollution, and discover the best places in NYC for amazing views of the sky. Fall and winter are the best times to observe meteor showers, the phases of the moon, and many planets of the Milky Way. 

Location

Salt Marsh Nature Center in Marine Park Accessible
East 33rd Street and Avenue U
Brooklyn
Directions to this location

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Best for Kids, Astronomy

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Know Before You Go

There are currently 3 service interruptions affecting access within this park.

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

Due to construction, Beach 118th - Beach 126th Streets are closed to swimming until July. Beaches are fully open at Beach 86th Street, Beach 97th Street, Beach 106th Street, and Beach 112th - Beach 117th Streets.
Anticipated Completion: Summer 2016

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

A high rip current risk is in effect through Tuesday, August 30, 2016. Visit the Water Safety page for more information on how to prepare for rip currents.
Anticipated Completion: 08/30/2016

Tennis CourtsMarine Park

Marine Park's tennis courts will be closed for the season due to construction.

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