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  • Equinox ISS

    The International Space Station will be making some decent visible passes through Santa Barbara's evening skies to usher in Autumn.

  • 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 still out of commission, but several other scopes will be set up 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.

  • 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.

  • Visitors from Space

    Coming to Santa Barbara's late night and early morning skies on August 11/12 and 12/13 is the peak of one of the most reliable meteor showers each year - the Perseid meteor shower.

  • Hot August ISS

    The International Space Station will be making some nice visible evening passes through Santa Barbara skies in early August, weather permitting.

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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.

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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 still inoperable, but you can look at it. Smaller telescopes will be 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.

  • 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.

  • July Space Station Views

    While you're out looking at our great planet lineup, Santa Barbara will get some nice evening passes from the International Space Station, weather permitting.

  • Bright Evening Planet Lineup

    Between now and the end of July, all five of the brightest planets can be spotted in Santa Barbara's evening skies, with the Moon acting as a convenient guidepost to help you find them

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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.

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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.

  • 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.

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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 still awaiting repair. 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.

  • 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.

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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.

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