NYC Resources311Office of the Mayor

Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Back to Event List

Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

Friday, December 15, 2017

7:00 p.m.8:30 p.m.

Please note: This event has already taken place. Please use the Search options on the right to find upcoming events.

Our Urban Park Rangers will be your guides to the solar system, discussing the science, history and folklore of the universe. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events.

See one of the best meteor showers, producing up to 120 multi-colored meteors per hour at its peak. Meteors are best viewed on cloud-free nights, but this program is rain or shine.

Location

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

Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Astronomy

Directions to Jamaica Bay and the Rockaways

Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

For your safety, the following sections of the beach are closed due to erosion: Beach 91st Street to Beach 95th Street and from Beach 98th Street to Beach 102nd Street. Other areas of the beach are open, along with the entire boardwalk, all concessions, and restrooms.

Was this information helpful?