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Urban Astrophotography 102: Deep Sky Imaging

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Thursdays, 7 PM. Dec. 2, 9, 16; Jan. 6, 20, 27; field night TBD

Light pollution has a huge impact on the way we perceive the night sky from New York. But readily available technology gives us great tools for taking photos and doing real time electronic viewing right through the light dome.

$60

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Astronomy Smorgasbord

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Wednesdays, 7 PM. January 12, 19, 26; February 2, 9, 16
Registration has begun.
Six different astronomy topics presented by six instructors. Topics include Amateur Spectroscopy, 2022 Astronomical Calendar, Touring the night sky with Stellarium, Sound and Images in Presentations, Astronomy on the Ceiling of Grand Central Terminal, Basics of Telescopes and Observing.

$60
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Observing: Fort Greene

Fort Greene 69 Lafayette Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Join the Amateur Astronomers Association in Fort Greene, Brooklyn for free observing sessions, open to the public!   We will meet near the corner of…

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Astronomy 102: Stars, Galaxies, Cosmos

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Thursdays, 7:30-9:30 PM. Feb. 10, 17, 24; March 3, 10, 17, 2022.  Online via Zoom.
Registration is now closed.

Astronomy 102 explores the universe beyond the Solar System. We discuss how and when the universe began, the formation of stars and galaxies, its expansion, and probable future.  We study how astronomers measure great distances and how stars generate their tremendous energies.  We will explore how elements are produced in stars, the structure and types of galaxies, and exotic objects like neutron stars and black holes.

$60.00

Observing: Queens County Farm Museum

Queens Farm 73-50 Little Neck Parkway, Queens, NY

Join AAA at the Queens County Farm Museum for a night of stargazing! Event is free, with a suggested donation to Queens Farm. Rain date…

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Observing: Great Kills Park

Great Kills Park 3270 Hylan Blvd, Staten Island, NY

The Amateur Astronomers Association hosts observing sessions, free and open to the public, at Great Kills Park located in Great Kills, Staten Island, NY. Cancelled…

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CLOCKS, CALENDARS, COORDINATES, ORBITS

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Wednesdays, 7 PM. March 30; April 6, 13; May 4, 11, 18
An introduction to timekeeping, calendars, astronomy coordinates, stars maps, and orbits in space.
Registration now open. Click class title for more details.

$60.00