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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.

August
All Space Considered
August 1st, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
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.

Public Star Party
August 2nd, 2014 2:00pm - 9:45pm
Registration Not Required

Free public star parties are held monthly with the assistance of the Los Angeles Astronomical Society and the Los Angeles Sidewalk Astronomers at the Griffith Observatory from 2:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. They are a chance for the whole family to look at the sun, moon, visible planets, and other objects, to try out a variety of telescopes, and to talk to knowledgeable amateur astronomers about the sky and their equipment.

 

Please be aware that the astronomers and telescope demonstrators must cut off the line for each telescope to enable all viewing to be completed by 9:45 p.m. Hours for telescope operation are not the same as for the building (which closes at 10:00 p.m.).

MEMBERS ONLY - Private VIP Tour of Palomar Observatory
August 16th, 2014
Registration Not Yet Available

FOTO members have an exclusive opportunity for a private VIP tour of historic Palomar Observatory, located in north San Diego County. As a research facility, nighttime visits are typically not possible. However, Friends Of The Observatory has been able to make special arrangements for our members to...

Public Star Party
August 30th, 2014 2:00pm - 9:45pm
Registration Not Required

Free public star parties are held monthly with the assistance of the Los Angeles Astronomical Society, the Los Angeles Sidewalk Astronomers and The Planetary Society at the Griffith Observatory from 2:00 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. They are a chance for the whole family to look at the...

September
All Space Considered
September 5th, 2014 7:30pm - 9:00pm
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.

Events and Registration
2014-08-01: All Space Considered 2014-08-01
2014-08-02: Public Star Party 2014-08-02
2014-08-16: Palomar Tour 2014
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