Thursday, August 8, 2019

A Night Of Stargazing, Astronomy & Astrophotograpy Returns To Roosevelt Island At The Cornell Tech Campus - You're Invited To A Close Up View Of The Moon, Stars And Maybe A Surprise Or Two, Depending On Weather And Clear Skies

A night of Stargazing, Astronomy and Astrophotography returns to Roosevelt Island at the Cornell Tech campus on either this coming Saturday, Monday or Tuesday depending on the weather and clear skies.

According to the NYPL Roosevelt Island Public Library branch:
B.Y.O.Blanket! Stargazing, Astronomy, & Astrophotography

Open to the public -- families encouraged!


Saturday August 10th OR Monday August 12th OR Tuesday August 13th

on Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island campus

Roosevelt Island has clear views of the night sky. Join us for a fun outdoor evening on Cornell Tech's Roosevelt Island campus as we use high-powered telescopes to view + learn about the Sun, our Moon, Jupiter, Saturn, and other sights of our universe. Weather dependent. Look up and if the skies are clear, we'll be out on the first night!

Exact night confirmed on Twitter and Instagram follow:

@RooseveltIslandLib @obastronomy @iDig2Learn @cornell_tech

This program is presented in partnership with OBAstronomy, iDig2Learn, and Cornell Tech. 
Check out scenes from iDig2Learn and OB Astronomy's

May 18 night of Roosevelt Island Riverwalk Commons Stargazing


  Image From Arsha Antony

sighting of planet Jupiter rising and the International Space Station passing by.

More pics of the May 18 Roosevelt Island Stargazing here.

See you at the Roosevelt Island Stargazing either this Saturday, Monday or Tuesday - it will be fun and educational.

UPDATE 8/10 - The Stargazing took place last night - Saturday. Stay tuned for pictures.

No Stargazing Monday or Tuesday.