Observing at Pier I

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

Join AAA astronomers for views of summer skies through their telescopes. Event is free; masks and registration required on site.


Astronomy Smorgasbord

Six classes on a variety of interesting astronomy topics with different instructors. The fee is $45 for all six  for AAA members, or $15 for…


Observing at Brooklyn Bridge Park

See the stars from Brooklyn! In conjunction with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, the Amateur Astronomers Association will set up telescopes for views of the…


Cosmology 102: Advanced Themes

This is a new course that extends Cosmology 101: Basic Themes, but can be taken as a stand-alone cosmology course. The basics are always reviewed before further and emerging…

Observing in West Harlem

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

Dark Sky Observing at North-South Lake: Members Only

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

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…

Observing in the Bronx

Harris Park Softball Field 6 Harris Park Softball Field 6, The Bronx, NY, United States

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

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…

2021 Autumn Starfest

The Evergreens Cemetery 1629 Bushwick Ave, Brooklyn, NY, United States

Join the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York at their annual Fall Starfest at The Evergreens Cemetery. AAA members will share views through their…

Pop-Up Solar Observing

Join AAA astronomers for some solar observing at the Forest Hills – Austin Street Fair! Event is free; masks required. NOTE: Never look directly at…

Observing: Carl Schurz Park

Carl Schurz Park East 86th Street & East End Ave, New York, NY, United States

The Amateur Astronomers Association of New York hosts observing sessions, free and open to the public, one Friday night each month from April through Octoberat Carl Schurz Park in Manhattan. Carl Schurz Park is located along…


Urban Astrophotography 101: Planetary Imaging


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.