100 Hours of Astronomy

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The weather may be cloudy, but amateur astronomers have plans to look skyward tonight, and throughout the weekend. It's the International Year of Astronomy, and New Yorkers are among those celebrating by breaking out the telescopes. Patrick DiJusto, contributing editor at Wired Magazine, spoke to WNYC about the events:

Here are some links to the events happening in the city:

The Inwood Astronomy Project
“Star Party”, April 3

Columbia Astronomy Public Outreach
100 Hours of Astronomy, April 4 and 5

Westchester Amateur Astronomers
Stairway to Heaven Event, April 4