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How To See Green Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF)

The rare Green Comet C/2022 E3 (ZTF) is flying by this week for the first time since the Stone Age!   How can I see it? The best dates and times for viewing will be January 28 through February 4, after 9 p.m. Comet gazers will need a telescope or [...]

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Imagining The Next Moon Mission

In her essay titled Yin for the Win, Galaxy Explorer Sowmya considers what it would be like to lead a lunar expedition, including who she would bring and what she would leave behind.

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COOK SILVERMAN SEARCH 336 Bon Air Center, Suite 300 Greenbrae, CA 94904 www.cooksilverman.com   ABOUT CHABOT SPACE & SCIENCE CENTER (CHABOT) Serving as a home for science and astronomy in Oakland since 1883, Chabot Space & Science Center (Chabot) is a beloved community-based institution with a long history of inspiring and educating [...]


Open Now See the Universe in a new light Light reveals almost everything we know about the cosmos. It helps astronomers search for life on other worlds and understand how our Universe began. This dynamic, immersive exhibition explores the mysteries of light with dazzling hands-on activities for visitors of all [...]

Supernova Spotting Volunteer Gabrielle Stewart Makes a Rare Discovery

Long-time Chabot Observatory volunteer and UC Berkeley student, Gabrielle Stewart has found more than 450 supernovae since February. On August 1, she made a particularly rare find.

My Summer At NASA Ames Research Center

This summer, a cohort of Chabot’s Galaxy Explorer high school students are working at NASA as part of a larger partnership between NASA’s Ames Research Center in Silicon Valley and Chabot Space & Science Center.

Meteor Shower Occurring RIGHT NOW: Get a Glimpse of the Show!

In this 30 second exposure, a meteor streaks across the sky during the annual Perseid meteor shower Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015, in Spruce Knob, West Virginia. Photo Credit: (NASA/Bill Ingalls) Sky Illuminations Nothing says summer like a late-night firework show! Mixtures of strontium, calcium, sodium, and many other salts and [...]

Imagine Other Worlds

Celebrate the first images from the James Webb Telescope! Look at far-off planets with exhibitions, programs and more that imagine living on another world. As the James Webb Telescope reveals our deepest look into space, let’s consider what is out there.   CoLab: Other Worlds What would be different if [...]