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Following guidance from the CDC and local medical officials, all in-person public programs and gatherings at the Center have been postponed or cancelled until further notice.

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April 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

April 17 @ 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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Saving the Dark Movie and Panel Discussion

April 23 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Friday, April 23rd  7pm  Free, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join us for a special screening of Saving The Dark, a documentary movie on astronomy and light pollution. Learn more about the significance of astronomy and the night skies, effects of light pollution on astronomy, human health, wildlife and beyond, what we can do to fight it.  Panelists will include Saving the Dark film producer Sriram Murali, joined by astronomers Richard Ozer and Gerald McKeegan. We will discuss the costs of…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

April 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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Near-Earth Asteroids, The Impact Hazard, and Space Missions

April 27 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

SETI Talk by Dr. Michael Busch  Tuesday, April 27th  7pm  Free, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Near-Earth asteroids (NEAs) are small solar system bodies in orbits that come near or cross the orbit of Earth. Dr. Michael Busch will review NEAs as unique physical worlds, as potential impact hazards to Earth, and as accessible destinations for spacecraft.  Michael W. Busch, PhD, is a planetary astronomer and research scientist at the SETI Institute.  His research focuses primarily on studying individual asteroids with radar and radio technique;…

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May 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

May 1 @ 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

May 8 @ 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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The Sky This Month

May 14 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every month that begins at 7:00 pm on day Second of the month, repeating until May 14, 2021

What's happening in the sky this month? Every 2nd Friday of the month 7-8 p.m. Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join Chabot's astronomers 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! Dates:  February 12 March 12 April 9 May 14   Your Support Matters Your support fuels exciting STEM programs like these. While this event is free, please consider making…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

May 15 @ 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

May 22 @ 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

May 29 @ 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, Watch on Facebook and YouTube Join our resident astronomers on Facebook Live and YouTube 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. About Nellie Nellie…

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