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Wed - Sun : 10am - 5pm

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  • The Starlight Gala

    The Starlight Gala

    Starlight Gala 2017: Transformation

    Chabot's annual Gala to support science education.

    How will you Transform for the best Party of the Season?

  • Dark Matter Day

    Dark Matter Day

    Dark Matter Day presented in partnership with the Lawrence Berkeley National Lab
    October 29th
    2:00-3:30 pm
    Free with admission

    Learn all about how scientist and researchers are using accelerators and underground detectors to hunt for the mysterious particles that make up dark matter. Though astronomers cannot see dark matter directly, we know that dark matter drives the accelerating expansion of the universe. Watch our planetarium show Phantom of the Universe, followed by short presentations and Q & A, with three world renowned scientists who research dark matter. 

  • Telescope Viewing

    Telescope Viewing

    Chabot’s giant, historic telescopes offer a unique way to experience the awe and wonder of the Universe. Check out celestial viewing day and night. Our observatory deck offers breathtaking views 1,500 feet above the Bay.

  • Future Fridays

    Future Fridays

    Friday October 13, 6 - 7:30pm
    Dr. Luz-Cristal Glangchai
    From Stand-up to Start-up: Growing Girl Techies and Entrepreneurs


  • Special Closures

    Special Closures

    Saturday Oct 28 10:00am

    Please check the link here for specific information on closures; all or portions of our Center are closed for a private event. We apologize for any inconvenience.

  • First Glance

    First Glance

    Sunday Oct 22 7:30pm
    Sunday Nov 26 7:00pm
    Sunday Dec 10 7:00pm

    FREE Member-only viewing. RSVP required!
    Space is limited and by reservation only.
    Each Sunday preceding the 1st quarter moon, the Eastbay Astronomical Society invites you to a special private telescope viewing. Unlike our regular viewing on Friday and Saturday evenings, EAS personalizes the experience by taking viewing requests, live interaction, and hosting tours and it's exclusively for our members!