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Across Our Universe: Chabot’s Blog

Browse these blogs, written by Chabot staff and find out what’s happening behind the scenes at the Center.

How to Spot the Final Comet of 2020

Astronomy / /
How to Spot the Final Comet of 2020
Got a pair of binoculars and feel like hunting for a comet? You may be in luck. Comet Erasmus (C/2020 S3) is now sneaking through the early morning sky, in the hour or so before dawn ...
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New "Mini-Moon" Is Approaching Earth

New “Mini-Moon” Is Approaching Earth

Astronomy / /
How many moons does Earth have? You were probably taught that the answer is one, but the number turns out to change from time to time ...
400 STEM Kits created and distributed by Chabot's Galaxy Explorers

400 STEM Kits created and distributed by Chabot’s Galaxy Explorers

Chabot at Large / /
As our community adapts to learning from home, Chabot's Galaxy Explorers helped bring science to life for local families at home by creating and distributing 400 free bilingual STEM Kits throughout Oakland ...
How to see the 2020 Perseid Meteor Shower

How to see the 2020 Perseid Meteor Shower

Get ready! The annual Perseid Meteor Shower will reach its peak late on the night of Tuesday, August 11-12. This is one of the most active meteor showers of the year, often producing 50-80 meteors per hour for observers in a dark location ...