NYC Parks Special Events copyright (c) 2017 NYC Department of Parks and Recreation http://nyc.gov/parks/events NYC Department of Parks and Recreation en-us Thu, 19 Oct 2017 02:00:53 GMT <![CDATA[The Night Sky]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/the-night-sky http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/21/the-night-sky Date: October 21, 2017

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

Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets.

Start time: 6:00 pm

End time: 7:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 319-7258

Location: Pelham Bay Nature Center (in Pelham Bay Park)

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<![CDATA[Astronomy: Orionids Meteor Shower]]> http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/astronomy-orionids-meteor-shower http://www.nycgovparks.org/events/2017/10/22/astronomy-orionids-meteor-shower Date: October 22, 2017

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. The Orionids is an average shower, producing up to 20 meteors per hour at its peak.

Start time: 8:00 pm

End time: 9:30 pm

Contact phone: (718) 421-2021

Location: Owl's Head Park House (in Owl's Head Park)

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