VIDEO: Night with the stars
Columbia University’s Astronomy Department teaches and shows the public about space
Elizabeth Newbern and Chelsea Harvey • March 1, 2014
Most people wouldn’t head to New York City to stargaze. However, Columbia University’s Astronomy Department is making this seemingly impossible activity a reality. Columbia Astronomy Outreach is encouraging people to take a moment and just look up. Despite the influence of light pollution, there is a great deal to be seen from a city rooftop, especially with the help of a telescope or two.