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While the museum is under construction, the public is invited to explore the skies virtually and during a limited number of special events on Chabot’s Observation Deck.

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July 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

July 31 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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August 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 7 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Perseid Meteor Shower Watch Party

August 11 @ 11:00 pm - August 12 @ 3:00 am

August 11-12 11 p.m. - 3 a.m. Chabot Observation Deck Adults $15 Youth $7 Members Free Weather permitting Buy Tickets Witness the peak of the dazzling Perseid Meteor Shower during this special in-person viewing on Chabot’s Observation Deck. Stay up late as the shower makes it annual trip through our atmosphere and lights up the night sky. Our astronomers are watching the show and eager to answer questions. Hot chocolate will be available.  To stay cozy during this late night…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 14 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 21 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Sunset Science

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Friday, August 27 6:30-10 p.m. Chabot Observation Deck Adults $15   Youth $5   Members Free   Get Tickets   Enjoy a warm summer evening of activities and stargazing on Chabot's stunning Observation Deck! Learn about stellar concepts and preview our new offerings with special demonstrations, hands-on challenges and more. When the Sun goes down, the stars come out for exploring the cosmos through historic telescopes. During this event, we'll be learning all about meteors! Those illusive streaks of light that flash across the…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

August 28 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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September 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

September 4 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

September 11 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

September 18 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

September 25 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Sunset Science

September 26 @ 6:30 pm - 10:00 pm

Sunday, September 26 6:30-10 p.m. Chabot Observation Deck Adults $15   Youth $5   Members Free   Get Tickets   Enjoy a warm summer evening of activities and stargazing on Chabot's stunning Observation Deck! Learn about stellar concepts and preview our new offerings with special demonstrations, hands-on challenges and more. When the Sun goes down, the stars come out for exploring the cosmos through historic telescopes. Graze while you gaze! Food, wine and beer will be available for purchase on-site.   Become a…

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October 2021

Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 2 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 9 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 16 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 23 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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Virtual Telescope Viewing

October 30 @ 9:30 pm - 11:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 9:30 pm on Saturday, repeating until October 30, 2021

Every Saturday 9:30 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 is…

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