The Harvard Computers: Staged Reading

Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY

Visit Pioneer Works on October 25 for a staged reading of the pilot episode of The Harvard Computers—an original television series written by Graham Sack,…

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Introduction to Night Sky Photography

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Tuesdays, 7 PM. Oct. 26 (NEW), Nov. 2, 16 (field day), 23, 30; Dec. 7

Don’t put your camera away when the sun sets! Learn how to shoot the night sky with landscapes with a digital SLR or mirrorless camera and ordinary lenses (not through telescopes). How to shoot well composed and exposed starscapes, night sky landscapes, eclipses, the moon, astronomical phenomena. This will be an in-depth course about wide field night sky photography.

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Urban Astrophotography 101: Planetary Imaging

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Thursdays, 7 PM. Sept. 30; Oct. 7, 14, 21, 28; Nov. 4

Urban AP 101 teaches the use of Planetary Cameras and software (cameras and software designed specifically for this purpose) which go to the next level – pulling surprising detail from small amateur telescopes, even from the heart of the city. We expand on material of previous UAP classes but now focus on telescope astro cams, not on DSLR cameras.

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Observing: Lincoln Center

The AAA returns to the grand plaza of Lincoln Center for 2021! We will meet just north of the fountain, starting at 8 PM. Please…

Pop-Up Solar Observing

477 Amsterdam Ave 477 Amsterdam Ave, New York, NY

Join AAA astronomers for some solar observing at the Amsterdam Avenue Street Festival! Event is free; masks required. NOTE: Never look directly at the sun…

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Astronomy 101: The Solar System

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An introduction to astronomy and the Solar System. Hierarchy and motions of objects in space. Distance measurements. Thumbnail sketch of history and physics of astronomy. Details of the Solar System: sun, moon, planets, asteroids, meteors, comets. Seasons and tides on Earth. Recommended for new AAA members and interested friends/family, and as a review for continuing members who want to take our more specialized classes also.

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Diwali 2021

The Amateur Astronomers Association will host the Diwali Festival on Saturday, Nov 6, 2021! AAA members with telescopes will show the public the night sky…

Scientific Controversies No. 22: Exoplanets

Pioneer Works 159 Pioneer St, Brooklyn, NY

Visit Pioneer Works on November 7  as Prof. Janna Levin invites NASA’s Kepler Mission Scientist Prof. Natalie Batalha and comparative exoplanetary scientist Dr. Rebecca Oppenheimer…

Observing: Greenpoint Library

Greenpoint Library 107 Norman Ave, Brooklyn, NY

Want to learn more about what we can see in the night sky? What can we see in an urban environment with light pollution? Plenty! Join…

Sidewalk Astronomy: Corona, Queens

William F. Moore Park, Queens 10706 Corona Ave, Queens, NY

Join AAA observers for some views of the moon, stars and other sights in the autumn sky. This event is free and you do not…