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Every Tuesday at Dusk, April through October
On the High Line at 14th Street

Head to the High Line each Tuesday night for a romantic walk along the park and a chance to take a closer look at the stars. Peer through high-powered telescopes provided by the knowledgeable members of the Amateur Astronomers Association of New York to see rare celestial sights.

Stargazing at the High Line takes place every Tuesday, beginning at dusk, between Tuesday, April 2, and Tuesday, October 29.

Free—no RSVP needed

Autumn sky events include:

  • Equinox, the first day of fall in the Northern Hemisphere and the first day of spring in the Southern Hemisphere: September 23
  • October 13, 5:08pm: Full “Hunter’s” moon
  • October 21: The Orionids meteor shower
  • November 11: Named for the Greek god of travel and messages, Mercury journeys across the sun and causes an eclipse-like moment for those on the east coast of the US.
  • November 12, 8:34am EST: Full “Beaver” moon
  • November 16: The Leonids meteor shower peak
  • December 12, 12:12am: Full “Cold” moon
  • December 13: The Geminids meteor shower peaks

Here’s a taste of what to expect:

The power of stargazing

These astronomers are letting everyone use their telescopes — and the reactions are priceless.

Posted by The Future Is Now on Friday, July 28, 2017

In the event of rain, Stargazing on the High Line will be cancelled. Check back or follow @highlinenyc on Twitter for updates every Tuesday by 3pm.


Stargazing at the High Line is presented by Friends of the High Line in partnership with the Amateur Astronomers Association.

Major support for High Line Programs is provided by The Brown Foundation, Inc. of Houston.

High Line Accessibility and Programs are supported, in part, with public funds from the New York City Council, under the leadership of Speaker Corey Johnson.