By Terry Flanagan

Stargazing on the High Line

With skyscrapers and unrelenting light displays, New York City may not be the go-to place for stargazing. However, in the midst of the city’s urban congestion, the High Line provides a secluded venue to enjoy cosmic conversation and stellar views of the night sky. The High Line, a public park built upon a historic freight rail line between West 13th and West 14th Street, hosts a stargazing event each Tuesday evening. Observe the stars, planets, and moon through the high-powered telescopes of the Amateur Astronomers Association and mingle with experts and enthusiasts on the celestial wonders you see. Beginning at dusk, Stargazing on the High Line takes place every Tuesday through October 28. Participation in the program is complementary and open to visitors of all ages.

Stargazing on the High Line

By Liz Ligon Courtesy of Friends of the High Line

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Featured image via Liz Ligon Courtesy of Friends of the High Line.

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