Special Event Events

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  • FEB
    18

    Mars Perseverance Rover Landing

    Thu at 11:15 AM
    Open to Public

    We are almost at the finish line! Join the SAS community as we have our fingers crossed for the successful landing of this monumental, once in a decade event. NASA's Perseverance rover is set to touch down on Mars Feb. 18, 2021 at approximately 12:55 PM PST. This robotic astrobiologist will search for signs of ancient life, pave the way for human exploration, and collect rock and soil samples for future return to Earth. Join the world in watching this monumental event. Coverage from ... more

    0 attending
  • NOV
    28

    Virtual Telescope Viewing

    Sat at 09:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join Chabot's 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. About NellieNellie is a 36-inch reflector ... more

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  • NOV
    26

    Virtual Stroll Around the Galactic Neighborhood and Beyond

    Thu at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join your Friendly Neighborhood Astronomer Irene Pease for a live, virtual stroll around the galactic neighborhood and beyond. Tune in on the FNA's Facebook

    0 attending
  • NOV
    25

    Virtual Tour of Outer Space

    Wed at 04:30 PM
    Open to Public

    Do you love space? Come and join a California Academy of Sciences Morrison Planetarium planetarium presenter on a live wander through outer space every Wednesday on Facebook and YouTube live. Come ready with your astronomy questions and tour stop requests!Tune into the Morrison Planetarium Facebook page or the OpenSpace YouTube channel

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  • NOV
    22

    Galaxy Quest

    Sun at 05:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Log on to take a journey into some of the aspects of galaxies within the Universe. Take part in a YouTube Live event with an interactive live chat feature. Q and A will be available throughout the presentation. Log in five minutes before the start time and look for the live event: https://www.youtube.com/user/mjguillette

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  • NOV
    21

    Virtual Telescope Viewing

    Sat at 09:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Join Chabot's 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. About NellieNellie is a 36-inch reflector ... more

    0 attending
  • NOV
    18

    Big Astronomy, People + Places + Discoveries

    Wed at 11:30 AM
    Open to Public

    Experience the California Academy of Sciences newest planetarium show from wherever you are in the universe! Join us on YouTube for a weekly livestream of the show every Wednesday at 11:30 am PT. "Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries" transports you to three world-class observatories in Chile’s rugged Andes Mountains and arid Atacama Desert-remote, extreme regions that happen to have the perfect conditions for astronomical research. Along the way, you’ll meet an ... more

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  • NOV
    13

    "Under One Sky" IDA Virtual Conference

    Fri at 01:00 PM
    Open to Public

    Want to know more about light pollution and how to preserve dark skies? The International Dark Sky Association's annual conference is this weekend: November 13-14! This year's conference is online only, full of amazing speakers, and free to attend! Find more info & register at https://conference.darksky.org/ Sessions will happen across 24 hours in three different time zones beginning with a global opening on Friday, November 13 at 1:00 PM PST. The conference will then move to three ... more

    9 months ago

    Reminder

    "Under One Sky" IDA Virtual Conference (special event) is scheduled to begin Nov 13, 2020, 01:00 PM. Events continue on Saturday.

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  • NOV
    11

    Big Astronomy, People + Places + Discoveries

    Wed at 11:30 AM
    Open to Public

    Experience the California Academy of Sciences newest planetarium show from wherever you are in the universe! Join us on YouTube for a weekly livestream of the show every Wednesday at 11:30 am PT. "Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries" transports you to three world-class observatories in Chile’s rugged Andes Mountains and arid Atacama Desert-remote, extreme regions that happen to have the perfect conditions for astronomical research. Along the way, you’ll meet an ... more

    0 attending
  • NOV
    04

    Big Astronomy, People + Places + Discoveries

    Wed at 11:30 AM
    Open to Public

    Experience the California Academy of Sciences newest planetarium show from wherever you are in the universe! Join us on YouTube for a weekly livestream of the show every Wednesday at 11:30 am PT. "Big Astronomy: People, Places, Discoveries" transports you to three world-class observatories in Chile’s rugged Andes Mountains and arid Atacama Desert-remote, extreme regions that happen to have the perfect conditions for astronomical research. Along the way, you’ll meet an ... more

    0 attending