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July 2020

Virtual Telescope Viewing

July 11 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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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Root Beer Making With Lisa Hoover

July 16 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Thursday, July 16 11 a.m. - 12 p.m. Free, Exclusively for Members Who doesn’t love that delicious taste of an ice-cold foamy root beer? Now that the summer months are upon us, it’s the perfect season to make this classic treat. We’ll teach you how to brew your own root beer at home. Learn the process of converting yeast, sugar, flavoring and water into a bubbly mixture that is ready in just a few days. Humans have been brewing as…

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The Sky This Month

July 17 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

What's happening in the sky this month? Friday, July 17 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! 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 event is free,…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

July 18 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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

July 25 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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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August 2020

Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 1 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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 8 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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 15 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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 21 @ 8:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Take a look back through more than 135 years of Oakland history! Friday, August 21 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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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 22 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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 @ 9:45 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:45 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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