Public Star Party

Sat Nov 18, 2023 - Sat May 18, 2024
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Repeating every month on the third Saturdays through March 16, 2024.
Also on May 18, 2024.
Various times
Age: 5 and up
Price: Free
Griffith Observatory
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The sky... it's full of stars! The lawn... it's full of telescopes!  

​The Observatory's free public star party offers a chance for the whole family to look at the sun, moon, planets, and other objects with the assistance of the Los Angeles Astronomical Society, the Los Angeles Sidewalk Astronomers, and the Planetary Society.

The knowledgeable amateur astronomers share their equipment and answer questions about the sky.

Note: the astronomers and telescope demonstrators must cut off the line for each telescope to enable all viewing to be completed by 9:45pm.

Check out our list of observatory and planetarium events around LA for more opportunities to observe the night sky.

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