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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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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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A Grand Tour of Remarkable Exoplanets 

December 8 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Talk by Dr. Franck Marchis, Senior Planetary Astronomer at the SETI Institute Tuesday, December 8 7-8 p.m. Watch on Facebook and YouTube Exoplanets are everywhere. Astronomers have discovered more 4,000 of them and today we know that in average each star in our galaxy has 2 planets! Among them, 300 million could be habitable. That’s a lot of worlds! The SETI Institute's Franck Marchis will give us a tour of the most remarkable exoplanets, those who could be a twin…

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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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The Sky This Month

December 18 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm

What's happening in the sky this month? Friday, December 18 7-8 p.m. Watch on Facebook and YouTube 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! Your Support Matters Your support fuels exciting STEM programs like these. While this event is free, please consider making a donation to make…

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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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Virtual Balloon Drop New Year Celebration

December 31 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Now everyone can ring in the New Year without staying up past their bedtime! Thursday, December 31 11 a.m.-12 p.m. Virtual Event on Zoom $20-$50, Members' discount  Register Now Celebrate strokes of midnight around the world at 11 a.m. during our Virtual Balloon Drop New Year Celebration! We are ready to start fresh with a new year. We hope you’ll join us in looking forward to a poppin' 2021 with hope and optimism! Party with us virtually as we countdown…

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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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March 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

March 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

March 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

March 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

March 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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April 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

April 3, 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

April 10, 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

April 17, 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

April 24, 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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May 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

May 1, 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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