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Astronomy 101

Tuesday, February 3, 2015


Interested in becoming an amateur astronomer but unsure where to begin? Ever wonder if it is even worth it to house a telescope in a cramped New York City apartment?  Start your astronomical viewing in the Hayden Planetarium and prepare for the night sky. There are naked eye celestial sights in the night sky visible to all and city skies may just offer the beginner the best place to start. In this program, come tour all four seasons with your guide, Ted Williams, who will highlight a few of the most spectacular sights found in each and get you on the road to becoming a professional amateur astronomer.

The program was originally scheduled for Tuesday, January 27.