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The third section of the High Line, from 30th to 34th Streets, will be closed to park visitors from Tuesday, February 9, to Tuesday, February 23, due to an ongoing construction project. The High Line between 30th and Gansevoort Streets will remain accessible to visitors during this time.

Astronomy on the High Line

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Yes, you CAN see stars in New York City!

Through the end of  November join us as we team with the Amateur Astronomers Association (AAA) of New York for Astronomy on the High Line, each Tuesday at dusk. Come view the night sky using the AAA's high-powered telescopes, and get a lesson from the experts on the celestial wonders of the fall night sky.

The program takes place south of the Standard, near the Gansevoort entrance. Come gawk at the moon and Jupiter among other celestial attractions. Telescopes will be set up from dusk to 9:30 PM. In the event of a cancellation due to visibility, the AAA will update their Web site by noon on Tuesdays.

[After the jump, more photos from astronomy enthusiast Albert Dépas, taken on October 13.]


Observing Jupiter in Eastern Sky. Photo by Albert Dépas.
 
AAA member Joe Delfausse, adjusting the telescope for Jupiter.
Photo by Albert Dépas.
 
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