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NYC EVENTS FOR JULY 2022 
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  John Pazmino 
 NYSkies Astronomy In+c 
 nyskies@nyskies.org 

    The following astronomy activities in the commuting ring enclosing 
New York City are operated by various organizations. A few cultural 
tems of special importance to City astronomers are also included. 
    Altho NYC Events confirms the listed items, they are subject to 
change by their sponsors. Check with their contacts. Let the sponsor 
knnow that you learned of its event thru NYC Events. 
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'www.nyskies.org/nyc-faq.htm'. 
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because only the current issue is in the website. It is replaced by 
next month's issue. 
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General notes 
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    'whole City' means the event has no specific or dedicated place. 
It may be enjoyed from the whole NYSkies territory or at a number of 
individual places. Celestial events are typicly 'whole City' events.  
    'all day' means the event is continuous or repeating during the 
open hours of the host facility. Facilities may have limited hours per 
day or days per week. Check with the event contacts.  
    'adv regn reqd', for 'advance registration required/requested' 
means that the event requires or requests signing up before the event. 
You must have your ticket in hand at the gate. There could be a 
deadline some days before the event, after which no more signups are 
accepted. Check with the event contact for specifics. 
    Prices cited are the 'rack rate'. You could qualify for discounts 
as may be offered by the sponsor. Besides the base price there may be 
noptional extra fees to consider. 

Current Month calendar  
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  Plain dates are in current month; 
  -, previous month; +, next month. 
  #, NYSkies Astronomy Seminar, digital sessions at 
      (www.nyskies.org/av-files/av-files.htm) 
  Moon phase: .NM., .FQ), (FM), (LQ.  
  Sunset is noted for each Saturday  
        All hours are Eastern Daylight Savings Time 
 (UT - 4h). 
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      Sun   Mon   Tue   Wed   Thu   fri   Sat   sunset 
      ---   ---   ---   ---   ---   ---   ---   ------
     -26    -27  -.28.  -29   -30     1#    2  20:31 
       3      4     5    .6)    7     8     9  20:29 
      10     11    12   (13)   14    15#   16  20:25 
      17     18    19   (20.   21    22    23  20:20 
      24     25    26    27   .28.   29    30  20:14 
      31     +1    +2    +3    +4   .+5#)  +6  20:06 
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Index  of Events 
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 * = NASA-JPL Night Sky Network affiliate  
 date = entry in 'list of events' section 
 0' = entry in 'ongoing and continuing events' section 
 'AUT'= entry in 'skipped, autumn resumption' section 
  'SPR' = entry in 'skipped, spring resumption' secrion 
  '???' = entry in 'skipped, uncertain resumption' section, 
   '!!!' = entry in 'skipped, encumbered due to lockdowns 
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    BROOKLYN - BK 
  Secret Science Club - - - !!! 

    CONNECTICUT - CT 
 *A S of Gtr Hartford   - - AUT 
  Astro Sco of Greenwich  - AUT 
 *Astro Soc of New Haven  - !!! 
  Bowman Observatory -  - -  6, 20 
  Litchfield Hills AAC mtg  !!! 
  Litchfield Hills AAC lect 22 
 *McCarthy Observatory  - -  9 
  New Pond Farm  - - - - -  AUT 
  Van Vleck Obsy (ASGH)  -  AUT 
  Van Vleck Obsy (WU)  - -  AUT 
  Western Conn St Uv  - - - AUT 
  Westport Astro Soc mtg  - 19 
  Westport Astro Soc starvg  6, 13, 20, 27 
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  Boothe Meml Astro Soc - 203-377-9933, 
    ww w.facebook.com/Boothe-Memorial-Astronomical-Society 


    LONG ISLAND - LI 
 *Amateur Observers Soc - - !!! 
 *Amat Obsrs Soc starviewing!!! 
  Amer Instt Aero & Astro -T!!! 
  Astro Soc of Long Island   6, 13, 20, 27 
  Brookhaven National Lab - !!! 
  Custer Institute  - - -    2, 9, 16, 23, 30 
  Hmaptons Observatory  - - !!! 
  Hoftra univ Obsy  - - - - AUT 
  SUNY Stony Brook - -  - - AUT 
 *Susan Rose Observatory  -  2, 9, 16, 23, 30 

   MANHATTAN - MH 
 *Amat Astro Assn starvwg -  0 
 *Amat Astro Assn lecture - AUT 
  Amer Instt Archaeology  - AUT 
 Ctr for Atmosp & Ocean Sci AUT 
  Ctr for Science & Society AUT 
  Central Pk (Great Lawn) - !!! 
  Columbia Clinate Schhol - !!! 
  Columbia Univ Astro - - - !!! 
  Govvernors Island - - - -  0 
  Hayden Plm 'Frontiers' -- AUT 
  Hayden Plm 'Live!' -  - - AUT 
  Independence Day  - - - -  4 
  Instt Stud Ancnt World  - AUT 
  Intrepid Museum  - - - -- 29 
 *Inwood Astronomy Project  !!! 
  Jupiter Joe's Astronomy - !!! 
  Macy's firewoeks show - -  4 
  Manhattanhenge  - - - - -  9-11 
  Natl Musm of Mathematics   13 
  NYC-H2O  - - - - - - - - -  0 
  New York Map Society  - - AUT 
  NYU Astrop & Relatvty - - AUT 
 *NYSkies Astronomy Seminar   1, 15 (digital Seminars) 
  Oi Day - - - - - - - - - - 22 
  Simons Foundation - - - - AUT 
 *Top of the Laawn  - - - - !!! 
  Urban Park Rangers  - - -  0 
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 Ctr for Space Sci Edu - - info@nyccsse.reading org, www.+nyccsse.org,  
             212-608-6164 
    METRO-NORTH - NY  
  Lamont-Doherty Obsy   - - AUT 
  Mid-Hudson Astro Assn - -  1 
  Vassar Collee Obsy  - - - AUT 
  Ward Pound Ridge  - - - - 23 
  Westchester Amat Astro  - AUT 

    NEW JERSEY - NJ  
  A A A of Princeton  - - - !!! 
 *Amat Astro Inc meeting  - !!! 
 *Amat Astro Inc lecture  - AUT 
  A S of Toms Rv Area - - - AUT 
  Morris Musm Astro Soc - - AUT 
  NJ Astro Assn starviewing  2, 9, 16, 23, 30 
  NJ Astro Assn sunviewing   3,10, 17, 24, 31 
  No Jersey Astro Gp mtg  - !!! 
  No Jersey Astro Gp starvg AUT 
  Peyton Observator y - - - !!! 
  Plasma Physics Lab  - - - !!! 
  Rutgers Univ Astro Collqm AUT 
  Rutgers Univ Astro Semnr  AUT 
 *S*T*A*R - - - - - - - - - !!! 
  Schommer Observatory  - - 14, 28 
 *Sheep Hill Astro Assn - - !!! 
 *Sheep Hill Observatory  - !!!  
 *Utd Astro Clubs of NJ - -  2, 9, 16, 23, 30 
  Washington Xing St Pk - -  1l 8l 15l 22l 29 
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  Dark Sky Observers - www.users.nac.net/gburke/club  
  Montclair Telescope Club - 973-948-5284,,    
        users.erols.com/njastro/orgs/mtc.htm 
  NW Jersey Amat Astro - www.nwjaa.org, info@nwjaa.org 
  Passaic Co Astro Assn - www.users.nac.net/gburke/PCAA, 973-523-0024 
 *Raritan Vy Co Coll Plm  - www2.raritanval.edu/planetarium  
   Skyland Stargazers  -  skylandstargazers.tripod.com 

    QUEENS - QN  
  York College Observatory - AUT 

    REST OF WORLD 
  Stellafane early entry - - 28. 
  Stellafane convention- - - 29-31 
 
    STATEN ISLAND - SI 
  Coll of SI Obsy - - - - - AUT 
  Travis Ind Day parade - -  4 

    THE BRONX - BX 

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going and continuing events 
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    all day - Governors Island - MH - cultural shows 
        HOURS VARY BY SEASON; INQUIRE AT CONTACT 
        Open all year! Walk and tour thru former military base and 
        new urban park. Shows vary each day or visit by foot or bike. 
        Ferries run every 40 min from   Battery Marine Terml, MH. On 
        weekdays also from Pier 6, BK; and Atlantic Basin, BK. Island 
       is free but ferry fare is $3 RT. Adv regn reqd, no at-door 
       tkts. www.nps.gov/gois, www.govisland.com 
    all day - whole City - MH - cultural tours & lectures 
        VARIOUS PLACES, DATES, HOURS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT  
        Urban Park Rangers. Tours of parks, landmarks, nabes, hoods. 
        Lectures on history and culture of NYC. Program varies each 
        month. Free. www.nyc.gov/parks  
    all day - whole City - MH - cultural tour 
        VARIOUS LOCATIONS AND TIMES; INQUIRE AT CONTACT 
        NYC-. Walk, bike, ride thru history and culture of NYC 
        muwater system facilities and natural waterways in and near 
        the City.  Events are pay orfree, adn regn reqd. Bike tours 
        need own bike. www.nych2o.org, 
        matt@nych2o.org 
    all day - whole City - MH - clearsky starviewing  
        VARIOUS PLACES, DATES, HOURS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT  
        Amat Astro Assn. Sessions convene in parks usually at dusk. 
        Occasional daytime sunviewing. Free. Cancelled for clouds. 
          president@aaa.org, 718-522-5014, www.aaa.org  

List of events 
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 # restrictions for attendees. Have in hand your facial mask and # 
 # follow all procedures at the event. Inquire at each event's   # 
 # contact for specific instructions. Mind well that local lock- # 
 # down authorities may intervene on site against violators.     # 
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Fri  1 Jul 
    18:30 - McBurney House - MH - NYSkies Astronomy Seminar 
        SEMINARS ARE OFFERED AS DOWNLOAD AUDIO-VIDEO FILES AT 
        'www.nyskies.org/av-files/av-files.htm' UNTIL ON-SITE MEETINGS 
         RESUME AFTER THE LOCKDONW ERA. 
        125 W 14 St, 6/7 Av. Discussion of astronomy topics, show & 
        tell, skywatching reports, news of astro activity in NYSkies 
        territory. Free. nyskies@nyskies.org, www.nyskies.org 
    20:00 - Lk Taghkanic St Pk - NY - clearsky starviewing 
        Mid-Hudson Astro Assn. West Beach parking lot. Free,  ,        
       cancelled for clouds. Adv regn reqd with vehicle make, 
       model, plate number for park security. `       
        www.mhaa.nidhudsonastro.org 
    20;00 - Wash'n X'ing - NJ - clearsky starviewing 
        Amat Astro Assn of Princeton. Simpson Obsy. Free, cancelled 
       for clouds. www.princetonastronomy.org, 609-737-2575, 
       info@princetonastronomy.org 

Sat  2 Jul 
    19:00 - Susan Rose Obsy - LI - clearsky starviewing  
        Amat Obsrs Soc. capus of Custer Institt. Sessions concurrent 
        with Custer's own events. Free, cancelled for clouds. 
        www.aosny.org, suerose@optonline.net             
    19:00 - Southold - LI - Custer Institute meeting 
        Custer Instt. Indoor program, clearsky starviewing. $5-$15. 
        Varies with program. www.custerobservatory.org, 
        president@custerobservatory.org, 631-765-2626  
    20:00 - Jenny Jump St Forest - NJ - Utd A C of NJ mtg 
        UACNJ Obsy. Indoor talk, clearsky starviewing. Free. 
    20:30 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ - NJ Astro Assn lecture 
        Robinson Obsy. Indoor talk, clearsky starviewining. 
        Free.  www.njaa.org, 908-368-8500 

Sun  3 Jul 

        Robinson Obsy. clearsky sunrviewining. 
        Free.  www.njaa.org, 908-368-8500 

Mon  4 Jul    all day - whole City - MH - Independence Day 
        Please check with event contact for session falling on this 
        day by rule or outdated schedule 
    11:30 - Independence Park - SI - Travis Ind'dence Day parade 
        Victory Bv & Glenn St (Travis SI). Cheer, rally, march in 11th 
        annual celebration Ceremonies, music, merriment,food 
        flags, nostalgic 1950s setting. Free. www.travisparade.org 
    21:00 - East River waterfront - MH - Macy's fireworks show 
        along both sides of East River in BK, MH, QN. Return after 
        lockdown of traditional fireworks for 4th of July. 
        Launch barges in East River, 23 St-42 St. Display starts at 
        dusk, lasts ~40 min..East Side Drive closed from vehicles to 
        give space for spectator . Arrive EARLY for selection of good 
        viewing site. Details in general news sources. 

Wed  6 Jul 
    20:00 - Centerport - LI - Astro Soc of LI meeting 
        Vanderbilt Plm. Free. asliastronomy@yahoo.com, 
        www.asliclub.org 
    20:00 - Westport - CT - clearsky starviewing 
        Westport Astro Soc. Rolnick Obsy.  Free. Cancelled for clouds. 
        www.was-ct.org, 203-227-0925 
    21:00 - Greenwich - CT - clearsky starviewing 
        Astro Soc of Greenwich. Curtis Elem Schl, Bowman Obsy. Free. 
        Cancelled for clouds. rickbria@optonline.net, 203-415-6762. 
        astrogreenwich.org 

Fri  8 Jul 
    20;00 - Wash'n X'ing - NJ - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 1 

Sat  9 Jul 
    20:00 - gridiron - MH - Manhattanhenge 
        Thru 11 Jul. Sun sets in line with E-W streets within 
        Manhattan gridiron. Requires clear view along street to 
        horizon in NJ. www.nyskies.org/articles/pazmino/stone-ny.htm 
    20:00 - Jenny Jump St Forest - NJ - Utd A C of NJ mtg - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Southold - LI - Custer Institute meeting - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Susan Rose Obsy - LI - clearsky starviewing  - see Jul 2 
    20:30 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ - NJ Astro Assn lecture - see Jul 2 
    20:00 - New Milford - CT - astronomy lecture  
        McCarthy Obsy, New Miford HS. Indoor lecture, clearsky  
        starviewing. Free. www.mccarthyobservatory.org, 860-354-1595, 
        mccarthyobservatory@gmail.com 

sun 10 Jul 
    14:00 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ -  NJ Astro Assn lecture- see Jul 3 

Wed 13 Jul 
    16:00 - Natl Musm of Mathematics - MH - scienceshow 
       Also 19:00. 'Mathematical Encounters'. Free, adv regn 
      reqd. 212-542-0566, www.momath.org, info@momath.org 
    20:00 - Centerport - LI - Astro Soc of LI meeting - see Jul 6 
    20:00 - Westport - CT - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 6 

Thu 14 Jul 
    21:30 - Piscataway - NJ - clearsky starviewng 
        Rutgers Univ,`Schommer Obsy. Free. Cancelled for clouds.  
        732-205-0020, www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/ast-serin.html  
        pryor@physics.rutgers.edu    

Fri 15 Jul 
    18:30 - McBurney House - MH - NYSkies Astronomy Seminar - see Jun 
    20;00 - Wash'n X'ing - NJ - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 1 

Sat 16 Jul 
    20:00 - Jenny Jump St Forest - NJ - Utd A C of NJ mtg - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Southold - LI - Custer Institute meeting - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Susan Rose Obsy - LI - clearsky starviewing  - see Jul 2 
    20:30 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ - NJ Astro Assn lecture - see Jul 2 

Sun 17 Jul 
    14:00 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ -  NJ Astro Assn lecture- see Jul 3 

Tue 19 Jul 
    20:00 - Westport - CT - Westport Astro Soc meeting 
        Rolnick Obsy. Free. www.was-ct.org, 203-227-0925 

Wed 20 Jul 
    20:00 - Centerport - LI - Astro Soc of LI meeting - see Jul 6 
    20:00 - Westport - CT - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 6 
    21:00 - Greenwich - CT - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 6 

Fri 22 Jul 
     all day - whole City - MH - Pi Day 
       Mar 14 & Jul 22. Reflect and contemplate about the number 'pi'. 
        Dates are roug value of 'pi', 3.14 and 22/7. Ask at local 
        astronomy center for possible festivities and celebrations. 
     20:00 - Litchfield - CT - Litchfield Hills A A C lecture 
       White Meml Consrvn Ctr. Free. Indoor lecture, clearsky 
        starviewing. lhaacsec@gmail.com, lhastro.org 
    20;00 - Wash'n X'ing - NJ - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 1 

Sat 23 Jul 
    19:00 - Southold - LI - Custer Institute meeting - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Susan Rose Obsy - LI - clearsky starviewing  - see Jul 2 
    20:30 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ - NJ Astro Assn lecture - see Jul 2 
    20:00 - Jenny Jump St Forest - NJ - Utd A C of NJ mtg - see Jul 2 
    20:00 - Ward Pound Ridge - NY - clearsky starviewing 
        Westchester Amat Astro. Meadows Picnic Area. Free. Cancelled 
        for clouds. waa-president@westchesterastronomers.org 
        www.westchesterastronomers.org, 

Sat 24 Jul 
    14:00 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ -  NJ Astro Assn lecture- see Jul 3 

Wed 27 Jul 
    20:00 - Centerport - LI - Astro Soc of LI meeting - see Jul 6 
    20:00 - Westport - CT - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 6 

Thu 28 Jul 
   15:00 - Springfield - VT - Stellafane early entry  
        Springfield Telscp Mkrs. Breezy Hill. Field & camping open for 
        early arrivals. No other services on site. $18 + convtn regn,         
        adv online regn only.  www.stellafane.org 

    21:30 - Piscataway - NJ - clearsky starviewng - see Jul 14 

 Fri 29 Jul 
    17:00 - Intrepid Museum - MH - Free Friday show 
        Pier 86 and ship. Exhibits, demos, talks. Clearsky movies 
        and starviewing. Free. www.intrepidmuseum.org 
    09:00 - Springfield - VT - Stellafane convention  
        Thru Sun 31 Jul. Springfield Telscp Mkrs. Breezy Hill.  
        Talks, demos, swop tables, workshops, food svc, lodging, 
        camping, dark skies, tourism, prizes. $38 + extras. Adv regn 
        reqd, no 'at gate' adm. www.stellafane.org, www.stellafane.org 
    20;00 - Wash'n X'ing - NJ - clearsky starviewing - see Jul 1 

Sat 30 Jul 
    20:00 - Jenny Jump St Forest - NJ - Utd A C of NJ mtg - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Southold - LI - Custer Institute meeting - see Jul 2 
    19:00 - Susan Rose Obsy - LI - clearsky starviewing  - see Jul 2 
    20:30 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ - NJ Astro Assn lecture - see Jul 2 

Sat 31 Jul 
    14:00 - Voorhees St Pk - NJ -  NJ Astro Assn lecture- see Jul 3 

 = = = = = Events skipped this month 
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 EVENT MAY RESUME AT A DIFFERNT PLACE AND TIME; INQUIRE AT CONTACT 
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  [AUT] AUTUMN RESUMPTION OF ACTIVITY 
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    10:30 - Piscataway - NJ - astronomy lecture 
        Colloquium series. Rutgers Univ, Busch Campus, Astro & Phys 
        Lecture Hall. Free. www.physics.rutgers.edu/colloquium, 
       732-445-3974 
    11:00 - at home -  NY - Lamont-Doherty Open House 
         Thru Oct 14. At-home interactive visit at geological 
        observatory. No on-site activity, take part via computer. Get 
        tool & specimen kit and computer instructions, Sign up by Oct 
        7 for snail-mailed items to arrive before event. Free,  adv 
        regn reqd. climate.columbia.edu/events/lamont-open-house-home. 
    11:30 - Morristown - NJ - Morris Museum Astro Soc meeting  
        Morris Museum. Free. 973-386-1848, 973-386-1848,, 
        www.morrismuseum.org/astro-society, info@morrismusem.org, 
        ckkrish@gmail.com, www.mmastrosociety.org 
    13:30 - Piscataway - NJ - astronomy lecture 
        Seminar series. Rutgers Univ, Serin W330. Free. 732-445-3974, 
        www.physics.rutgers.edu/ast/seminar 
      14:00 - New York University - MH - astronomy lecture 
        726 Broadway, Rm 940. Various topics in astrophys and 
        relativity. Free. Have GI photo ID for campus security. 
        physics.nyu.edu/events.htm 
    14:00 - Avenues HQ - MH - New York Map Society lecture 
        11 E 26 St, 17th floor. Various topics about map making, 
        cartography, geography.  Free, adv regn reqd. Have GI photo ID 
        for caampus security. www.newyorkmapsociety.org, 
         mapsocietyny@gmail.com 
    15:30 - Courant Institute - MH - science lecture 
        Ctr for Atmosp & Ocean Studies. Weaver Hall, 251 Mercer 
        St. Various topics in geophysics and earth science. Free. 
        caos.cims.nyu.edu, shafer@cims.nyu.edu 
    15:30 - Greenwich - CT - Astro Soc of Greenwich meeting 
        Greenwich Audubon Ctr. Free with musm adm. 
        rickbria@optonline.net, 203-415-6762, astrogreenwich.org 
    17:00 - Simons Foundation - MH - scinece lecture 
       160 5 Av & 21 St. 'What is a proxy and why is it a problem?' 
        Free, adv regn reqd. 646-654-0066, 
        www.simonsfoundation.org 
    18:00 - Inst Stud Anc World - MH - cultural lecruee 
        15 E 84 St, 5/Madison Av. Various topics on history and 
        culture of ancient societies. Free, adv regn reqd. 
        isaw..nyu.edu, isaw@nyu.edu, 212-992-7800  
    18:00 - Columbia University- MH - Ctr for Sci and Soc lecture 
        Fauerweather Hsll, Rm 513. 'The triumph of scientific 
        imagination, 1760-1900'. Free, 
        adv regn reqd. 212-854-7211, scienceandsociety.columbia.edu     
     18:15 - Amer Musm Natl Hist - MH - Amat Astro Assn lecture 
         Kaufmann Theater. Free, no musm adm fee. 718-522-5014, 
         president@aaa.org, www.aaa.org 
    18:30 - Hunter College - MH - Amer Instt Archaeolgy lecture 
        Hemmerdinger Screening Room. Various topics on archaeology and 
        anthropology. Free, adv regn reqd. GI photo ID required for 
        campus security. www.aia-nysociety.org, 
        info@aia-nysociety.org  
    19:00 - Hayden Planetarium - MH - 'Frontiers' lecture 
         Kayfnamm Thtr. Enter at 81 St/Cntl Pk W. $15, adv regn reqd. 
         212-769-5100, www.amnh.org/programs     
     19:00 - Toms River - NJ - Astro Soc of Toms Rv Area meeting 
        Ocean Cnty Coll, Novins Planetarium. Free. 
        www.astra-nj.org, 732-255-0343, webmaster@astra-nj.org 
    19:00 - Hayden Planetarium - MH - 'Astronomy live!' lecture 
       Live narrated planetarium show. Enter at 81 St/Cntl Pk W. 
       $15, adv regn reqd.  212-769-5100, www.amnh.org/programs     
    19:30 - Pleasantville - NY - Westchester Amat Astro meeting  
        Pace Univ, Wilcox Hall, Free.    
        www.westchesterastronomers.org, 
        waa-president@westchesterastronomers.org 
    19:30 - Stony Brook - LI - astronomy lecture                     
        SUNY Stony Brook, Earth & Spc Sci Hall. Indoor lecture, 
        clearsky starviewing. Free. www.ess.sunysb.edu/astro, 
        631-632-8100, slutterbie@notes.cc.sunysb.edu 
    19:45 - West Reading - CT - cleatsky starviewing 
        New Pond Farm, obseratory. outdoor clearsky  starviewing. $10, 
        adv regn reqd, cancelled for clouds. www.newpondfarm.org, 
    20:00 - Upper Montclair - NJ - clearsky starviewing 
         No Jersey Astro Gp meeting. Montclair St Univ, CELS Hall. 
        Free, adv regn reqd, cancelled for clouds. njastro.org, 9 
    20:00 - Middletown - CT - clearsky starviewing 
        Astro Soc of Gtr Hartford, Wesleyan U, Van Vleck Obsy. Free. 
        cancelled for clouds. www.asgh.org, 860-872-9069, 
        pparkerrs@cs.com 
    20:00 - Middletown - CT - clearsky starviewing 
        MEETS ONLY DURING CLASSES; INQUIRE AT CONTACT 
        Wesleyan U, Van Vleck Obsy. Free, cancelled for clouds. 
        860-685-3664, www.wesleyan.edu/astro/events 
    20;00 - York College - QN - astronomy lecture . 
        Core Academic Bdg, Rm AC-2E01. Indoor lecture, clearsky 
        starviewing. Free, adv regn reqd. 718-262-2082,  
        www.york.cuny.edu/centers-institutes/observatory, 
    20:00 - Cranford - NJ - Amat Astro Inc lecture 
         Union Co Coll, Smith Audm. Indoor talk, clearsky 
       starviewing. Free. www.asterism.org 
     20:00 - Lincroft - NJ - S*T*A*R meeting 
        Brookdale Commty Coll, Mommouth Museum. Free. 
        www.starastronomy.org, s-walters@comcast.net York College - QN 
    20:00 - Danbury - CT - astronomy lecture 
        Westn Conn St Uv, Obsy/Plm. Indoor planetarium show, 
        clearsky starviewing. Free. www.wcsu.edu/starwatch, 
        203-837-8671, dawsond@wcsu.edu 
      20:00 - Uniondale - LI - clearsky starviewing 
         Hofstra University,Berliner Bdg, Rm 117. Free, 
        adv regn reqd. Cancelled for clouds. 516-463-2759, 
       www.hofstra.edu/Academics, observatory@hofstra.edu 
    21:00 - Poughkeepsie - NY - clearsky starviewing 
        MEETS ONLY DURING CLASSES; INQUIRE AT CONTACT 
        Vassar College, Observatory. Free. Cancelled for clouds. 
        physicsandastronomy.vassar.edu/observatory.html, 
        845-437-7340 
    20:30 - Coll of Staten Is - SI - clearsky starviewing 
        Astrophys Obsy. Free, cancelled for clouds. 718-982-2818, 
        csivc.csi.cuny.edu/supernove7/files/home.html, 
        robbins@mail.csi.cuny.edu, 

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 [!!!] ENCOMBERED DUE TO LOCKDOWNS; UNCERTAIN RESUMPTION 
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     all day - whole Island - LI - clearsky starviewing  
        VARIOUS PLACES, DATES, HOURS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT  
        Amat Obsrs Soc. Sessions convene in parks usually at dusk. 
        Occasional daytime sunviewing. Free. Cancelled for clouds. 
         www.aosny.org, suerose@optonline.net 
    all day - whole City - MH - clearsky starviewing  
        VARIOUS PLACES, DATES, HOURS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT  
        Jupiter Joe's Sidewalk Astronomy. Sessions convene in parks 
        usually at dusk. Occasional daytime sunviewing. Free. `       
        Cancelled for clouds.  www.jupiterjoesastronomy.org, 
        jupiyerjoesastronomy@gmail.com 
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    10:00 - Princeton - NJ - science tour 
        Plasma Physics Lab. Walk thru history and culture of fproject 
        to capture energy from controled hydrogen fusion. Free, adv 
        regn reqd. Have GI photo ID for campus security. 
        www.pppl.gov/events 
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    13;15 - Unionsale - LI - Amat Obsrs Soc meeting 
         Univ, Berliner Hall. free. www.aosny.org, 
        suerose@optonline.net 
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    15:30 - Upton - LI - Summer Sundays science show 
        Brookhaven Natl Lab. Small seminar room. 'What is the Higgs 
        boson hiding?'. Free, have GI photo ID for campussecurity. 
        631- 344-2651, www.bnl.gov/evnts 
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    18:00 - Columbia Climate School - MH - science lecture 
        Columbnia Univ, Lerner Hall, Arledge Audm.. 'Sea level rise: 
        Causes, impacts and options for solutions'. Free, adv regn 
        reqd. climate.columbia.edu 
    18:00 - East Meadow - LI -  Amer Instt Aero & Astro lecture 
        Borlli's Restaurant, 1580 Hempstead Tk. Various topics in 
        aeronautics and astronautics.  'The road to space, the next 
        thousand years'. $40, incl dinner, adv regn reqd. 
         516-458-8593, davidparis@twc.com 
    18:00 - Amagansett - LI - astronomy lecture 
        amptons Obsy. Amagansett Library. Indoor talk, clearsky 
        sunviewing. Free. www.montaukobservatory.com 
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    18:30 - CUNY Graduate Center - MH -'GC presents' lecture 
        365 5 Av & 34 St. 'Climate change:The effects on coastal 
        environments''. Free, adv regn reqd. 212-817-7000, 
         www.gc.cuny.edu/publicprograms 
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    19:00 - New Haven - CT - Astro Soc of New Haven meetinG 
        Yale Univ, Leitner Family Obsy. Indoor talk, clearsky 
        starviewing. Free. www.asnh.org, prez@asnh.org 
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   19:30 - Boonton - NJ - Sheep Hill Astro Assn meeting  
        Boonton Senior Ctr. Free. www.sheephillastro.org, 
        contacts@sheephillastro.org, wwestura@optonline.net 
    19:30 - Princeton - NJ - Amat Astro Assn of Princeton meeting 
       Princeton U, Peyton Hall. Free. www.princetonastronomy.org, 
        609-737-2575, info@princetonastronomy.org 
        Union Co Coll, Sperry Obsy. Indoor talk, clearsky  
        starviewing. Free. www.asterism.org 
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    20:00 - Columbia University -  MH astronomy lecture 
        Pupin Hall, follow signs to room. Insdoor talk, clearsky 
        starviewing. Free. www.astro.columbia.edu/content/outreach, 
          212-854-3278, 212-854-3257 
    20:00 - Inwood Hill Park - MH cleasky starviewing 
        OCCASIONAL EXTRA SESSIONS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT  
        Inwood Astronomy Project. Meet at park entrance, Seaman Av 
        & Isham St. Free. Cancelled for clouds. 917-529-2359 
         www.inwoodastronomy.org, jasonskendall@gmail.com 
    20:00 - Princeton - NJ - clearsky starviewing 
        Princeton Univ, Peyton Hall. Free. Cancelled for clouds 
        www.astro.princeton.edu/observatory/publicobserving.php, 
        jeg@astro.princeton.edu, lee@astro.princeton.edu 
    20:00 - Upper Montclair - NJ - No Jersey Astro Gp meeting 
        Montclair St Univ, Richardson Hall, Room 232. Free. 
        njastro.org, 973-655-7266 
    20:00 - Central Park - MH - clearsky starviewing 
        PLUS OCCASIONAL EXTRA SESSIONS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT  
        Top of the Lawn. North path of Great Lawn. Free. Cancelled for 
        clouds. tags_p@yahoo.com, www.nyskies.org, nyskies@nyskies.org 
    20:00 - Bell House - BK - Secret Science Club meeting  
        OCCASIONAL SESSIONS; INQUIRE AT CONTACT 
        149 7 St, 2/3 Av. Lecture and music on various science  
        topics. Free. secretscienceclub.blogspot.com, 718-638-4400, 
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    20:30 - Boonton - NJ - clearsky starviewing 
        Sheep Hill Astro Assn Obsy.Free, adv regn reqd, cancelled for 
`       clouds. www.sheephillastro.org,         
        contacts@sheephillastro.org, wwestura@optonline.net 
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General News 
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    The Summer Star Party, normally overlapping with Stellafane, is 
called off for 2022. It is planned to return in 2023. Details at 
'www.rockladastronomy.com;. 
    Amateur Observers society, Long Island, will have its in-person 
meetings at Cradle of Aviation, Garden City LI. No schedule as at 
issue time. Club continues its online presentations. 
    NYC-H2O recently resumed in-person tours and workshops. One is a 
walk into [empty] Ridgewood Reservoir to see the bats living in it. 
Details at www.nych2o.org. 
    urban Park Rangers restored much of its in-person events, such as 
walks, tours, workshops, and, yes!, staviewing. Particulars at 
www.nycgovparks.org/programs/rangers. 
    A couple clubs note the return of civic events in their turfs and 
promote their members to attend them. These locally significant events 
were victims of coronavirus cancellationsin early 2020. 

City News
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    US Sup Ct knocked out Roe v Wade on June 24! No immediate effect 
in NYSkies but states CT-NJ-NY are revving up to make abortion 
services more attractive and enticing for out-of-state visitors. 
    The NYC Sci & Engg Fair went out of business! Starting for the 
March 2022 run, it is operated by Terra, private firm holding sci/tech 
fairs. Applicants submitted digital 'backboards' for their projects. 
Winners were picked with little dialog  between students and judges. 
    WABC-radio talk host Curtis Sliwa as at June 3 no longer may mail 
his booby prize to callers. It was a vial filled with his belly-button 
lint! NYC Dept of Health warned him that the material may spread SRD. 
Unless the sample is verified clean by lab tests it may not ship via 
US Postal Svc. Sliwa now sends a WABC-Sliwa baseball cap . 
    Travelers are advised about rolling flight cancellations in summer 
2022. Airlines in 2020-21 to cut costs  during coronavirus collapse of 
air travel laid off or bought out large fractions of their staff. This 
included airplane pilots, crew, ground staff. Industry now suffers 
shortage of some 13,000 pilots, causing flight to be called off, 
sometimes on short notice because substitutes are on hand.
    Jerry Otero, 3B coach of LL baseball team SI Prospects, on June 4 
was ejected from game on foul language violation. He then punched out 
the umpire,inflicting broken jaw and concussion. Team was playing in 
Branchburg NJ at !20:00 EDST. Otero since then turned himself to 
Somerset county police for assault charges. 
    Mayor Rudy uuiliani on June 26 ~15:25 EDST was strongly slapped 
from behind, making him stumble and almost fall. Rudy was at shop-Rite 
supermarket, Charleston SI, stomping for Andrew Giuliani's governor 
race. Attacker Daniel Gil, store worker, claiming disfavor at Roe v 
Wade ruling, was arrested at scene for assorted assault charges. Rudy 
continued campaigning in following days. 
    During recent truck trcfic monitoring on Manhattan 3rd-party 
trucks were caught delivering FedEx packages! All is well. FedEx, 
under weight of soaring business, simply ran out of its own trucks. It 
contracts off-brand companies to help with deliveries. 
    I put new files into our web. planstar.hrm is the current update 
of the master table of planetary stars. dso-nyc.htm is a revised 
edition of the deepsky tartgets suitable for NYC observers. 
yesyesno.htm is my report of the May 15 lunar eclipse. astrouse.htm is 
a revised instruction guide for the astrolabe. They are at 

    www.nyskies.org/articles/pazmino/planstar.htm 
    www.nyskies.org/articles/pazmino/dso-nyc.htm  
     www.nyskies.org/articles/pazmino/yesyesno.htm 
    www.nyskies.org/articles/pazmino/astruse.htm  

    On June 1 all 50 states  scored highest ever gasoline ! Price for 
regular surpassed $4/gallon (~$1.08/L) every where, In NYSkies regular 
costs is upper $4 to quite $5 in early June. 
    Three major, and several lesser, parades went off in June after 
coronavirus suspensions. They were Puerto Rico Day, Coney Island 
Mermaid, and Gay Pride. All  were subdued by predicted or actual 
rain. 
    Strength of NYPD during June 2022 fell to 34,300 uniformed 
officers! drop from full strength of 39,000 comes from early or full 
retirement and shifts to other police departments. Force is near 
minimum needed to effectively  vocer City  NYC budget provides no 
funds to replace the lost police. 
    Reports in early June 2022 revealed that about  NINETY THOUSAND 
deliveries per day in new york city are stolen before recipients can 
take them in. Incidents hit major delivery services like USPS, Amazon, 
FedEx. This is one theft every second! 
    Premiere of 'Top gun' remake movie in Memorial Day weekend broke 
all box-office records, taking in over $150 million worldwide (not 
shown in Red China). In NYC cinemas were swamped with viewers, 
overflowing seats, forcing use of sections closed during coronavirus. 
Food/drink services ran out of stock and supplies! 
    US Sup Ct on June 23 voided NYS law prohibiting carrying licenced 
guns in public. law requires gun must remain in premises covered by 
licence. It does not apply to unlicenced illegal guns. 
     
Sky news
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    June 2022 was a lesser month for observing. it did have several 
good  clear nights but most were cloudy or hazy. No night was close to 
qualify for a Milky Way sighting. On the other hand the air ws 
generally calm and stable, allowing for higher powers on planets, 
globular nebulae, double stars. 
    The tau Herculids, from parent comet SW3, were completely 
smothered by murky skies over NYSkies. Shower from comet debris trail  
was expected to hit Earth on May 31 ~01h EDST. 
    Manhattanhenge on May 29 presented a dazzling blinding Sun for 
spectators filling the streets. The show on the 30 & 31 showed sun 
dimmed by strong haze.
    The pageant o planets was observed widely in NYSkies on the 
several very clear nights in June. Most, for want of full sky 
exposure, saw the planets in segments rather than all at once. Show 
continues thru mid July when Mercury enters bright twilight.  
    Planet observers get a double treat in July with asteroid Vesta at 
opposition near Saturn. Saturn rings are closing toward 2025 edge-on 
phase. vesta at brightest is 6th magnitude, best followed in 
binoculars. In 
    Some news reminders for Manhatanhennge said the event runs from 
May 29 thru July 11! It is two separate apparitions, first in May and 
again in July. 
    I'm getting occasional notes from West Coast readers that 
frequently their daytime sky is light blue or white, not fully blue. 
At night observing targets seem dimmer than before. And solar panels 
turn out less power than designed . One thought is that over 
California, maybe else where, govt and private outfits are dusting 
reflective material in stratosphere to reduce global warming. Any one 
have positive knowledge about this? 
    On June 23 & 24 Moon moved between Ven & Mar, standing for Earth, 
to fill out he all-planet alignment in dawn. Having missed the 23rd, I 
got a good view on 24th. First with 3X monocular I saw Ven- Moon (near 
to the right), Mar. As these rose upward Mar went behind house and Mer 
rose over skyline. Air was clear dark cool
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