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October 2020

Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 24 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Live Science!

October 28 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

Every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m. Free on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot Science Educators for a fun and interactive science experiment! Together, we will investigate and observe a phenomenon of science through a captivating demonstration. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it. Then, we’ll end with a live Q&A for those burning questions. Live Science will be covering a new theme each month, and we’re kicking October off with LIGHT!…

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Spooky Science Show

October 30 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, October 30th 7-8 p.m. Free on Facebook Live & YouTube If there’s something strange in your neighborhood, who you gonna call? Scientists! Join us on Facebook Live for our variety show all about spooky science. Tune in for exciting science demos led by our Galaxy Explorers, learn how to make your own Halloween candy and witches brew and hear scientific explanations for things that go bump in the night. Science is so fun… it’s scary! Everyone is invited to…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 31 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Once In A Blue Moon Halloween Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 31 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm

Saturday, October 31 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join us for a special, spooky virtual telescope viewing on Halloween night! This Halloween, we are celebrating a sight that only comes around once in a Blue Moon. The last time we had a Full Moon on Halloween was in 2001, and this year is extra special with a rare Blue Moon. This will be the first Blue Moon on Halloween since 1944. Celebrate this special night with Chabot's astronomers for…

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November 2020

Live Science!

November 4 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

Every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m. Free on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot Science Educators for a fun and interactive science experiment! Together, we will investigate and observe a phenomenon of science through a captivating demonstration. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it. Then, we’ll end with a live Q&A for those burning questions. Live Science will be covering a new theme each month, and we’re kicking October off with LIGHT!…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

November 7 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Live Science!

November 11 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

Every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m. Free on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot Science Educators for a fun and interactive science experiment! Together, we will investigate and observe a phenomenon of science through a captivating demonstration. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it. Then, we’ll end with a live Q&A for those burning questions. Live Science will be covering a new theme each month, and we’re kicking October off with LIGHT!…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

November 14 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Live Science!

November 18 @ 10:30 am - 11:00 am
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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Wednesday, repeating until November 18, 2020

Every Wednesday 10:30-11 a.m. Free on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot Science Educators for a fun and interactive science experiment! Together, we will investigate and observe a phenomenon of science through a captivating demonstration. We’ll ask for observations and explanations of what YOU think is happening before revealing the science behind it. Then, we’ll end with a live Q&A for those burning questions. Live Science will be covering a new theme each month, and we’re kicking October off with LIGHT!…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

November 21 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

November 28 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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December 2020

Virtual Telescope Viewing

December 5 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

December 12 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

December 19 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

December 26 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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January 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

January 2, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

January 9, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

January 16, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

January 23, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

January 30, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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February 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

February 6, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

February 13, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

February 20, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

February 27, 2021 @ 9:00 pm - 10:30 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:00 pm on Saturday, repeating until May 29, 2021

Every Saturday 9-10:30 p.m. Free on Facebook Live Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live every Saturday evening live from Chabot’s Observation deck! Each week, our astronomers will guide us through spectacular night sky viewing through Nellie, Chabot‘s most powerful telescope. Weather permitting we will be able to view objects live through the telescopes and our astronomers will be available for an open forum for all of your most pressing astronomy questions.   How to Watch We will go live…

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