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See each event to find the registration form for the program of your choice. This is simple, green and completely safe. Note that some programs do not require registrations. Click here to see our event calendar month by month.

September
All Space Considered
September 7th, 2018 7:30pm - 9:30pm
Registration Not Required

Griffith Observatory holds this exciting, FREE public program on the first Friday of every Month in the Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon. Join the Observatory's curatorial staff and occasional special guests as they examine and explain the most-talked-about subjects in astronomy and space science. Seating is first come, first served.
For the upcoming program's topics click HERE.

Cosmic Musings - RESCHEDULED TO 2019
September 17th, 2018 7:30pm
Registration Not Required

COSMIC MUSINGS presented by United Airlines.

 

[RESCHEDULED TO 2019]

Seeing Our Universe in New Ways - The Infrared Sky Reimagined

by Dr. Kimberly Ennico Smith, NASA Project Scientist

 

[more information to follow]

 

December
MEMBERS ONLY: FOTO Holiday Party
December 3rd, 2018
Registration Not Available Until 10/30/2018

FOTO Members Holiday Party

 

[more information to follow]

June
2019 Total Solar Eclipse - El Camino del Inca en Chile
June 29th, 2019 to July 4th, 2019

Friends Of The Observatory

invites you to join us for an unforgettable tour and total eclipse of the Sun in Santiago, Chile

 

 

Imagine...

 

  • Standing in the shadow of the Moon for 2 minutes and 8 seconds
  • A full-day eclipse excursion to La Serena for solar eclipse viewing near center line
  • Exclusive private use of Tololo Beach Restaurant during eclipse
  • Exclusive lectures and excursions with Dr. E.C. Krupp, Director, Griffith Observatory
  • Visiting Valparaiso (UNESCO World Heritage Site), Viña del Mar, and the Santa Rita Winery for wine tasting
  • A farewell night experience at the Andean Astronomical Observatory
  • And more...

 

 

Special Post-eclipse Galápagos Islands Trip

July 4, 2019 - July 14, 2019

Join us after the El Camino del Inca en Chile Eclipse for yet another once-in-a-lifetime experience. 

Discover the exotic beauty and adventure of the Galápagos Islands on a 10-night land-and-cruise excursion.

 

 

MS Xpedition Celebrity Cruises

 

SPACE IS LIMITED. MAKE YOUR RESERVATIONS TODAY.
Reserving with us is the only way to be included in the exclusive FOTO programs.

 

For more information or to book your trip, please contact our cruise specialists, Melissa Truskett, Jannette Dilley, and Nancy Bland at Montrose Travel: 818.553.3200.

 

Questions? Contact us at FOTOFriend@FOTO.org or call 213.473.0879.

Events and Registration
2018-09-07: All Space Considered 2018-09-07
2018-09-17: Cosmic Musings 2018-09-17 - SOFIA
2018-12-03: FOTO Member Holiday Party 2018-12-03
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