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…

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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…

Live Stream: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Join the Amateur Astronomers Association with our partners at TimeandDate.com on the morning of November 19 for a live stream of the partial lunar eclipse,…

AAASky Podcast

Catch our latest AAASky episode! Find us at aaasky.nyc or wherever you find your podcasts.

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AAASky Podcast

Catch our latest AAASky episode! Find us at aaasky.nyc or wherever you find your podcasts.

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Introduction to Night Sky Photography

Zoom

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.

$60
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Astronomy 101: The Solar System

Zoom

Wednesdays, 7 PM, Nov. 3, 10; Dec. 1, 8, 15, 22

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. Stellarium computer simulations will be used to illustrate selected topics.

$60

Observing: Floyd Bennett Field

Floyd Bennett Field 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY

AAA returns to Floyd Bennett Field to end the 2021 observing season! Join us on December 10, starting at 6:30 PM for views of our…

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Urban Astrophotography 102: Deep Sky Imaging

Zoom

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