CANCELLED: Solar Observing

NOTICE: this event has been cancelled due to weather. Join AAA astronomers for some solar observing at the Amsterdam Avenue Street Festival! Event is free;…


Astronomy 101: The Solar System


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.


Diwali 2021

Pier i, Manhattan Pier i, Manhattan, NY, United States

The Amateur Astronomers Association will host the Diwali Festival at our Pier i observing location on Saturday, Nov 6, 2021, from 6:00 – 9:00 PM.…

Scientific Controversies No. 22: Exoplanets

Pioneer Works @ Red Hook Labs 133 Imlay Steet, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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, United States

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, United States

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…

Live Stream: Partial Lunar Eclipse

Join the Amateur Astronomers Association with our partners at 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 or wherever you find your podcasts.


Urban Astrophotography 102: Deep Sky Imaging


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.


Observing: Floyd Bennett Field

Floyd Bennett Field 3159 Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY, United States

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…