Tag: September 2018

Arcturus: My School Year Hourglass

As summer comes to an end I look forward to a change in the weather, football season, hockey season, and seeing who will reign as

AAA President Message – September

Welcome back, AAA’ers. I hope your summer has been fantastic so far with some downtime and recreation. Nearing the end of a season, we’re not

Perseids in the Rockies

The annual Perseid meteor shower found me in Rocky Mountain National Park in northern Colorado, a great place to view them. At a minimum of

What’s Up in the September Sky

September’s Evening Planets Bright Venus will shine at its brightest during the last week of September. It will be up for about 1 hour after

Join Us at Autumn Starfest 2018

Come and join AAA members and the Urban Park Rangers at the annual Autumn Starfest at the Sheep Meadow on Saturday, Sept. 22 from 7:00 to

The Carrington Affair!

The birth of Richard Christopher Carrington took place on May 26, 1826. He was an English astronomer, who was crowned by his peers as the

Talking to a Climate Change Denier

If you’re reading this article, then you are either a member of the Amateur Astronomers Association of NY or are at least a science enthusiast.

A Brief History of Sidewalk Astronomy

With the Central Park Urban Starfest coming on September 22, now is an opportune time to look back on the history of astronomy outreach. Public