Brooklyn Bridge Park

In conjunction with the Brooklyn Bridge Park Conservancy, the Amateur Astronomers Association hosts “Journey to the Stars” observing sessions on Thursday evenings from dusk until 10pm.

 2015 Dates

July 9, 16, 23, 30
August 6, 13, 20, 27


Along with our observing session, the Conservancy will host free Movies With A View, sponsored by the SyFy Channel. The observing area for this event is near the entrance to the movie viewing lawn at the top of the hill on Pier 1 of the Brooklyn waterfront.

The Conservancy has graciously provided several 8″ Dobsonian telescopes for our use. Some of our members will also be bringing their own telescopes. This event is weather permitting only. Check for any weather related cancellations.

Contact: Rori Baldari


Directions to Pier 1:

By public transportation take the A train to High Street-Brooklyn Bridge (exit to the rear if coming from Manhattan).  Walk down Cadman Plaza, which curves to the left (Old Fulton Street) to the waterfront.  The entrance to Pier 1 is just to the left of the Brooklyn Ice Cream Factory.

Map of Observing at Brooklyn Bridge

Map of Observing at Brooklyn Bridge