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>Astronomy: The Geminids Meteor Shower

Friday, December 14, 2018

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

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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
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Cost

Free  

Event Organizer

Urban Park Rangers

Contact Number

(718) 421-2021

Categories

Astronomy

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Know Before You Go

BeachesRockaway Beach and Boardwalk

To ensure the safety of workers and park users, access to Rockaway Beach will be closed from Beach 86th to Beach 110th Streets for approximately six weeks beginning April 8, 2019, while the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers begins sand dredging operations. The surf beach from Beach 87th to Beach 91st Streets will be closed. Please use the nearby surf beaches at Beach 69th Street and Beach 111th Street.

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