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Astronomy

Manhattanhenge, also known as the Manhattan Solstice, occurs when the sun comes into perfect alignment with parts of the city's street grid for a few blissful summer evenings.
The eclipse will begin at 9:32 p.m. in our area with the Earth’s shadow slowly inching across the surface of May’s flower moon. But viewers may not notice until it becomes a partial eclipse about an hour later.
For those who can’t leave the city limits for optimal viewing, the Amateur Astronomers Association will host a stargazing event on the night of peak at Lincoln Center.
The Aurora Borealis will make a rare appearance this evening in the northern portion of the country, but NYC may be just out of viewing range.
The vernal equinox marks the start of spring and warmer, longer days to come.
The March full moon marks the transition from winter to spring, and it has many other names that allude to the seasonal revival of animals.
What are called fully shielded light fixtures would ensure that streetlights shine only where they're supposed to: on the ground.
A troop of astronomers have their sights set on helping drunk New Yorkers appreciate a rare space event set to go down around 2 a.m. Thursday.
In one week Venus will pass in front of the sun and you will be able to see it. Or, you can wait until 2125.
Space lovers, grab a sleeping bag and prepare to stay up all night!
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