Astronomy

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March 09, 2013

7pm.

Salt Marsh Nature Center

Marine Park

All Ages

Description: Astronomy is constantly rated as a favorite science topic for children and is the perfect gateway subject for science education. 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. Astronomy programs feature the use of telescopes and binoculars to observe specific astronomical events. Many programs feature astronomy experts and all equipments is provided. Night Sky programs highlight the history and folklore of the solar system, using the naked eye to locate stars and planets. Programs are best enjoyed on clear nights, so please call ahead if weather conditions are not clear.

Address: E. 33rd St. and Ave. U.
Marine Park, NY 11234
Phone: 718-421-2021
Website: www.nyc.gov/parks/rangers/register

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