POUND RIDGE, N.Y. -- Come join other amateur astronomers, or just lovers of the nighttime sky, at "Starway to Heaven," a monthly observing night at the Ward Pound Ridge Reservation in Cross River.
This year's observing dates are:
Sept. 7/Rain date of Sept. 28.
Oct. 5/Rain date of Oct. 26.
Nov. 2/Rain date of Nov. 30.
The group usually sets up and starts observing a half hour after sunset. You can find the time for sunset at Ward Pound Ridge here .
"Starway to Heaven" is free and sponsored by the Westchester County Department of Parks, Recreation and Conservation. Stargazers are encouraged to bring a telescope — especially if you need help using or setting it up. If you don't have a telescope, you can look through a members' equipment.
Call 1–877–456–5778 for weather cancellations. A good rule of thumb is don't show up if you can't count more than 10 bright stars.
For more information, read the group's general observing guidelines .
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