Stars: They’re Just Like Us! Stargazing Celebration In The Bronx

On Saturday December 3, meet the SciFri team at Jerome Park in the Bronx to stargaze on the future home of NYC’s first public observatory!

Event promotional image which reads: Science Friday x Amateur Astronomers Association present: Stories Under The Stars. Stargaze and hear stories about our galaxy on the future home of NYC's first public observatory! Sat. December 3, 5:00-7:00pm, Jerome Park, The Bronx. The background is a purple and pink tinted image of a telescope in the foreground, with a small observatory in the middle ground, and starry sky in the background.

Stories Under The Stars: A Science Friday x Amateur Astronomers Association Star Party

  • When: Saturday, December 3 from 5:00-7:00 p.m. (Rain date: December 10)
  • Where: Jerome Park in the Bronx, NYC (between Harris Park and Jerome Park Reservoir)
  • Tickets: Free! RSVP for updates

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Science Friday and the Amateur Astronomers Association are teaming up to celebrate the stars in Jerome Park! We’ll be on site with telescopes, hot cocoa, and lots of space lovers—including Dr. Moiya McTier, astronomer, folklorist and author of the SciFri Book Club’s December read, The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy.

We’re gathering not just to look in wonder at the stars together, but to tell locals all about AAA’s efforts to bring NYC’s first public observatory to the park. Join in to stargaze and tell stories with us!

Founded in 1927, the Amateur Astronomers Association is a 100% volunteer-run 501(c)(3) non-profit that promotes the study and public awareness of the cosmos through observing, education, outreach, astrophotography, and more. Every membership & donation helps us to provide awe-inspiring programming for all to enjoy.


Historias Bajo las Estrellas: una fiesta estelar de Science Friday y Amateur Astronomers Association

  • Cuándo: Sábado 3 de Diciembre de 5 p. m. a 7 p. m. (fecha alternativa en caso de lluvia: 10 de Diciembre)
  • Dónde: Jerome Park en el Bronx, NYC (entre Harris Park y el embalse de Jerome Park)
  • Boletos: ¡Gratis!

Se ruega contestación

¡Mira las estrellas y escucha historias sobre nuestra galaxia en el futuro sede del primer observatorio público de NYC!

¡Science Friday y Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) se reúnen para conmemorar las estrellas en Jerome Park! Estaremos allí con telescopios, chocolate caliente y muchos amantes del espacio, incluida la Dra. Moiya McTier, astrónoma, folclorista y autora del libro de Diciembre del SciFri Book Club, The Milky Way: An Autobiography of Our Galaxy. Nos reuniremos no solo para observar juntos las estrellas con asombro, sino también para contarles a los residentes todo sobre los esfuerzos de la AAA para instalar el primer observatorio público de NYC en el parque. ¡Acompáñanos para contemplar las estrellas y contar historias!


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Diana Montano is the Experiences Manager at Science Friday, where she creates live events and partnerships to delight and engage audiences in the world of science.

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