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  • See An Asteroid

    On dark evenings starting now through June 22, head for a spot with a dark southern horizon and try to spot the 4 Vesta asteroid.

  • June ISS Marathon

    Santa Barbara's evening skies for the first half of June will feature numerous visible passes by the International Space Station, weather permitting.

  • Monthly Public Star Party
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    Monthly Public Star Party

    Monthly Public Star Party at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

    See the wonders of the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Star parties are held on the second Saturday of every month, weather permitting, next to Palmer Observatory on the Museum grounds. Admission is free.

  • Another Rock From Space

    Last Tuesday afternoon, an asteroid estimated to be about 300 feet across made a close approach, passing Earth at about half the distance to the Moon, or roughly 126,000 miles.

  • May Space Station

    With the Sun now well north of the equator, Santa Barbara will get some long and bright visible evening passes from the International Space Station to start this series, weather permitting.

  • Venus, the Moon, and Jupiter

    On Thursday evening, weather permitting, we'll get some nice celestial views as the Sun sets.

  • Telescope Tuesday
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    Telescope Tuesday

    Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace. Observe the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. It's free. We'll be set up in the plaza by the theater on the third Tuesday of each month, weather permitting.

  • Red Planet Launch

    On Saturday morning will be the first launch of an interplanetary mission from Vandenberg, NASA's InSight mission to Mars to gather information on the interior of the red planet.

  • Monthly Public Telescope Night
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    Monthly Public Telescope Night

    Westmont Public Telescope Night. See cool stuff in the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the local amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. The large telescope at the observatory is currently not operable, but there will be several smaller telescopes available for viewing. Observations are weather permitting, are held on the third Friday of each month, and are free to the public. The observatory is next to the baseball field.

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    Monthly Westmont Public Telescope Night

    Westmont Public Telescope Night. See cool stuff in the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the local amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Most months the large telescope at the observatory is also available for viewing, run by the Physics Department at Westmont. Observations are weather permitting, are held on the third Friday of each month, and are free to the public. The observatory is next to the baseball field.

  • Telescope Tuesday
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    Telescope Tuesday

    Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace. Observe the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. It's free. We'll be set up in the plaza by the theater on the third Tuesday of each month, weather permitting.

  • Monthly Public Star Party
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    Monthly Public Star Party

    Monthly Public Star Party at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

    See the wonders of the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Star parties are held on the second Saturday of every month, weather permitting, next to Palmer Observatory on the Museum grounds. Admission is free.

  • International Astronomy Day
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    International Astronomy Day

    International Astronomy Day at Camino Real Marketplace, from 10 AM to 10 PM. Join the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit for safe solar observing, astronomy information and activities, astronomy giveaways, and night sky views through telescopes. We'll be set up in the plaza by the theater, weather permitting. It's all free!

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    Monthly Public Telescope Night

    Westmont Public Telescope Night. See cool stuff in the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the local amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Most months the large telescope at the observatory is also available for viewing, run by the Physics Department at Westmont. Observations are weather permitting, are held on the third Friday of each month, and are free to the public. The observatory is next to the baseball field.

  • Telescope Tuesday
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    Telescope Tuesday

    Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace. Observe the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. It's free. We'll be set up in the plaza by the theater on the third Tuesday of each month, weather permitting.

  • Monthly Public Star Party
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    Monthly Public Star Party

    Monthly Public Star Party at the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History

    See the wonders of the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Star parties are held on the second Saturday of every month, weather permitting, next to Palmer Observatory on the Museum grounds. Admission is free.

  • Space Stations Rising and Falling

    The International Space Station will once again be visible in Santa Barbara's evening skies, assuming we get a break in the clouds. 

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    Telescope Tuesday

    Telescope Tuesday at Camino Real Marketplace. Observe the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. It's free. We'll be set up in the plaza by the theater on the third Tuesday of each month, weather permitting.

  • Monthly Public Telescope Night
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    Monthly Public Telescope Night

    Westmont Public Telescope Night. See cool stuff in the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the local amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Most months the large telescope at the observatory is also available for viewing, run by the Physics Department at Westmont. Observations are weather permitting, are held on the third Friday of each month, and are free to the public. The observatory is next to the baseball field.

  • Monthly Public Star Party
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    Monthly Public Star Party

    See the wonders of the night sky through telescopes set up by the Astronomical Unit, the amateur astronomy club sponsored by the Santa Barbara Museum of Natural History. Star parties are held on the second Saturday of every month, weather permitting, next to Palmer Observatory on the Museum grounds. Admission is free.

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