See the universe from Central Park! Join the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York at their annual Autumn Urban Starfest on Saturday, October 17, 2015, starting at 7:00 pm at the Sheep Meadow. AAA members will share views through their telescopes of Mars, star clusters, double stars, and other objects in the night sky. See the Summer Triangle stars of Vega, Altair and Deneb with your own eyes! Amazing views of the heavens brought to you by the AAA and the Urban Park Rangers lead by Sgt. Sunny Carrao.
- Free and open to the public! All ages welcome.
- Free raffles! Pre-register here for easy access to raffle tickets.
- Celestron Cosmos FirstScopeTelescope
- Nagler Eyepiece
- Intrepid Family Membership Pack
- Astronomical Photos
- Moon Models
- And much more!
- Free gift bags and glow sticks to the first 250!
WHAT: Autumn Urban Starfest, 20th Anniversary
WHO: Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York (aaa.org) and the Urban Park Rangers
WHEN: 7:00 – 10:00 pm, Saturday, October 17, 2015 – clear skies or cloudy. Free raffle at 9:00 PM.
WHERE: Central Park, Sheep Meadow. Enter at W67st and Central Park West.
Guests of honor for Urban Starfest 2015 include: David Eicher, Editor-In-Chief Astronomy Magazine, Al Nagler, Founder TeleVue Optics, Michael Peoples, Adorama and Mike Dzurny, Meade Instruments Corporation
Since it’s beginning in 1995, Starfest is one of the AAA’s most exciting annual events. Click for more information on the history of Starfest.