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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.

The Great Conjunction – How and When To See It!

Astronomy / /
The Great Conjunction - How and When To See It!
On the evening of December 21st -- the first day of winter, and just four days before Christmas -- we are receiving a special gift: a extraordinary, rare celestial event.  ...
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How to see the 2020 Geminids Meteor Shower

How to see the 2020 Geminids Meteor Shower

Astronomy / /
The Geminids originate from the constellation, Gemini, but can appear in any part of the sky. All you’ll need is to find a comfortable place and blankets to prepare for this show ...
How to Spot the Final Comet of 2020

How to Spot the Final Comet of 2020

Astronomy / /
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 ...
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 ...