Recurring

Astronomy 102: Stars, Galaxies, Cosmos

Zoom

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

Recurring

CLOCKS, CALENDARS, COORDINATES, ORBITS

Zoom

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

2022 AAA Annual Meeting

The Tailor Public House 505 8th Ave, New York, NY

Please join us for the 2022 Amateur Astronomers Association Annual Meeting. The meeting is a great opportunity to meet your fellow members, including those who…

Recurring

Astronomy Smorgasbord, Summer 2022

Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Another set of 6 topics with 6 different instructors.
Wednesdays, 7 PM, from June 1 to July 6, 2022

$75

Astro News Hour, #3

Zoom

A new FREE, single-session, bimonthly class about developments in astronomy.
Background presentation with Q&A and class discussion.
Click title for details and registration (free).

Webb Telescope Images (free lecture)

A special FREE event, 7-9 PM, Tuesday, Aug. 16 via Zoom.
Free to all, members and non-members.
Review of the telescope's structures, capabilities, and recently released infra-red images.
Click course title for more details and registration.

UPDATE ON GAIA’S DISCOVERIES

Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Since 2013 the Gaia satellite has mapped and analyzed 2+ billion stars in our part of the galaxy. A June 2022 release of data has generated more amazing discoveries. We examine Gaia's procedures and findings about the Milky Way Galaxy.
Single evening class on Wednesday, August 24, 7–9:15, via Zoom. $10
Click course title for details.

$10.00

Virtual Event

Dark Sky Observing at North-South Lake: Members Only

North-South Lake Campground 874 N Lake Rd, Haines Falls, NY

The Amateur Astronomers Association has an agreement with the New York State Department of Environmental Conservation that allows us to have observing sessions at North-South…

Virtual Event

Astronomy 101: The Solar System, 2022

Zoom
Virtual Event Virtual Event

Basics of astronomy and the Solar System
7-9 PM, Wednesdays., Sept. 7, 14, 21, 28; Oct. 12, 19
Click on course title for details.

$75