AAA Urban Starfest in Central Park

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.

WHAT: Autumn Urban Starfest, 20th Anniversary

WHO:  Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York  ( 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



Contacts: Susan Andreoli, Marcelo Cabrera


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.

Map of the Sheep Meadow

Photo gallery from Starfest 2011
Photo gallery from Starfest 2010
Photo gallery from Starfest 2008
Background and History of the Event
Photo gallery from Starfest 1995 – (First Starfest)