Solar Observing, Brooklyn Public Library

Come out and safely view our nearest star, the Sun! See its fascinating features such as sunspots and flares, through our special solar-equipped telescopes in front of the Brooklyn Public Library, at the intersection of Flatbush Avenue and Eastern Parkway, where they meet the entrance to Prospect Park. This event is free and open to the public. Weather permitting. Check website day of event for weather related cancellations.

Take the #2 or the #3 subway to the Grand Army Plaza Station. Walk up Flatbush Avenue or Plaza Street until you see the big arch and traffic circle. Or, take the Q or B to the 7th Avenue Station. Follow Flatbush Avenue up the hill. Grand Army Plaza is about 3 blocks away.



2017 Dates:
Saturdays 1:00-3:00pm

Mar 11 [Cancelled]
Mar 18

Apr 22
May 13
June 10
Oct 14
Nov 18
Dec 9

2018 dates to come


Weather Prospects

Cancellations due to weather will be posted on the AAA Google Calendar and the AAA Facebook page. You can expect it to be canceled if the clouds are thick or if it’s raining. This goes for any of the AAA Observing Events.