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August 2020

The Sky This Month

August 14 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What's happening in the sky this month? Friday, August 14 8-9 p.m. Free Join Chabot's astronomers, with Gerald McKeegan & Don Saito on Facebook Live for a short tour of this month's nighttime sky. Learn to recognize many of this month's constellations and bright stars, and even learn a little about celestial navigation! RSVP on Facebook To receive a notification when the talk begins, make sure to "Like" the Chabot Space and Science Center Facebook page. Your Support Matters While this…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 15 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

Every Saturday 9:45-11 p.m. 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. Listening to feedback from our community, the full recordings of all live…

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137 Years of Chabot Space & Science Center in 60 Minutes

August 19 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a look back through more than 135 years of Oakland history! Friday, August 19 8-9 p.m. Chabot Space & Science Center has very old roots in Oakland and the East Bay, and no fewer than three incarnations as a student and public observatory and science education center. Now celebrating the 20th anniversary at its present location on the skyline of the Oakland Hills, the institution as a whole turns 137 this year. This presentation will trace and illustrate the…

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Chabot’s Star Party Spectacular

August 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Friday, August 21 8-9 p.m. Join us as we celebrate our 20th anniversary at our Skyline campus!   RSVP on Zoom RSVP on Facebook   We will have fun and engaging STEM activities led by our education team, a virtual dance party and an appearance by our resident robot Fritz. Hear from leading scientists, Chabot astronomers and Executive Director Adam Tobin and join in on some trivia about the history of Chabot! All proceeds from this special fundraiser will go…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 22 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

Every Saturday 9:45-11 p.m. 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. Listening to feedback from our community, the full recordings of all live…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 29 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until August 29, 2020

Every Saturday 9:45-11 p.m. 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. Listening to feedback from our community, the full recordings of all live…

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