Events on the Horizon – May

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Upcoming AAA events in May 2020

AAA is following official recommendations regarding COVID-19, and coordinating with any partner institutions regarding event cancellations. AAA is following official recommendations regarding COVID-19, and coordinating with any partner institutions regarding events cancelations.

As of April 17, all public observing events are cancelled through May 15. Some may be replaced by online events. For the status of any event, check the AAA calendar or Upcoming Events on the AAA website home page.

The AAA Google Calendar or subscribe on this page by clicking the “+Google Calendar” button (like the following image) in lower right corner of page.

 

Week 1 (calendar week 18)

01 May/Friday

Canceled – AAA Google Calendar – Lecture, Globular Clusters, Galaxy Formation, Dark Matter, and Black Holes. Katherine Rhode, Indiana University, American Museum of Natural History, Manhattan; begins at 6:15PM
Canceled – Observing, link to registration: Observing at Intrepid Astronomy Night, Manhattan; 7pm – 10pm
Canceled – Observing, Carl Schurz Park, Manhattan; begins at 8:30PM

02 May/Saturday

Canceled – Observing, Great Kills, Staten Island; begins at 7:30PM
Canceled – Observing, Pier i Cafe, Manhattan; begins at 8:00PM
Canceled – Observing, Brooklyn Museum Plaza, Brooklyn; begins at 8:30PM

 

Week 2 (cw 19)

03 May/Sunday
04 May/Monday
05 May/Tuesday

Class, Spring 2020 Class – Astronomy 101, Seasons & the Scale of the Solar System, Instructor: Matthias Schmitt, on-line, 6:30PM

06 May/Wednesday

Canceled – Solar Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at 6:00PM
Meeting, AAA Board of Directors. on-line; begins at 6:30PM
Class, Spring 2020 Class – Planetary Science, Whirlwind Tour of the Solar System, Instructor: David Kiefer, on-line, 6:30PM
Canceled – Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at 8:00PM

07 May/Thursday

Presentation, Virtual Tour Of the Night Sky and Beyond (uses OpenSpace) 8PM, check AAA calendar for details.

08 May/Friday

Canceled – Observing, Lincoln Center, Manhattan; begins at 8:00PM

09 May/Saturday

 

Week 3 (cw 20)

10 May/Sunday

Canceled – AAA Google Calendar – Observing, Pioneer Works, Brooklyn; begins at 7:00PM

11 May/Monday
12 May/Tuesday

Class, Spring 2020 Class – Astronomy 101, Seasons & the Scale of the Solar System, Instructor: Matthias Schmitt, on-line, 6:30PM

13 May/Wednesday

Class, Spring 2020 Class – Planetary Science, Formation Processes, Instructor: David Kiefer, on-line, 6:30PM
Canceled – Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at 8:00PM

14 May/Thursday

Presentation, Virtual Tour Of the Night Sky and Beyond (uses OpenSpace) 8PM, check AAA calendar for details.

15 May/Friday

Canceled – Observing, Lincoln Center, Manhattan; begins at 8:00PM

16 May/Saturday

 

Week 4 (cw 21)

17 May/Sunday
18 May/Monday
19 May/Tuesday

Class, Spring 2020 Class – Astronomy 101, Wanderers, We are the Wanderers (Planets), Instructor: Matthias Schmitt, on-line, 6:30PM

20 May/Wednesday

All member meeting, AAA Annual Meeting, on-line, 6:30PM. Check email or member portal for details.
Not scheduled – Class, Spring 2020 Class – Planetary Science – no class, resume next week
Canceled – Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at 8:15PM

21 May/Thursday

Presentation, Virtual Tour Of the Night Sky and Beyond (uses OpenSpace) 8PM, check AAA calendar for details.

22 May/Friday
23 May/Saturday

Canceled – Dark Sky Observing, North-South Lake (Members),  Haines Falls, NY, 6:00PM. Check AAA Dark Sky Group (members-only) for details.

 

Week 5 (cw 22)

24 May/Sunday
25 May/Monday
26 May/Tuesday

Class, Spring 2020 Class – Astronomy 101, Exploration of our Neighborhood, Instructor: Matthias Schmitt, on-line, 6:30PM

27 May/Wednesday

Class, Spring 2020 Class – Planetary Science, Processes After Formation, Instructor: David Kiefer, on-line, 6:30PM
Meeting, AAA Board of Directors. on-line; begins at 6:30PM
Verify – Observing, High Line, Manhattan; begins at 8:00PM

28 May/Thursday

Verify – Observing, Fort Greene, Brooklyn; begins at 7:30PM
Presentation, Virtual Tour Of the Night Sky and Beyond (uses OpenSpace) 8PM, check AAA calendar for details.

29 May/Friday

Verify – Observing, Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn; begins at 8:00PM
Verify – Observing, Lincoln Center, Manhattan; begins at 8:15PM

30 May/Saturday

Verify – Special Event, AAA Spring Starfest (2019 details), Woodlawn Cemetery, Bronx, 7:30PM. Check AAA Observing page and calendar for details.

 

Week (cw 23)

31 May/Sunday

Verify – Solar Observing, Pier i Cafe, Manhattan; begins at 1:00PM

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