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Star Party

At the Museum | Palmer Observatory

April 6, 2024 / 8:00 PM–10:00 PM

The Palmer Observatory will open its doors and its roof to share a remarkable view of the wonders of the night sky through our state-of-the-art 20-inch telescope.

Join Museum Astronomy Programs staff and members of the Santa Barbara Astronomical Unit for an evening of craters on the Moon, nebulas, galaxies, and more.

This event is free and appropriate for all audiences. No tickets or registration required. The Star Party may be cancelled due to cloudy skies or rain.

Questions? Contact Astronomy Programs Manager John Winckowski at or 805-682-4711 ext. 164.