Local Resources

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The Bay Area has a wealth of resources for those interested in exploring the topic of Astronomy. Below is a list of various observatories, groups, and museums that are regularly open to the public or host events that are open to the public.

  • SETI@home is another way to get involved by assisting the search for extraterrestrial intelligence right from your own computer.
  • The East Bay Astronomical Society, founded in 1924, hosts various talks and meetings. They also a good resource to find out what resources are available to the public.
  • The Astronomy Association of Northern California is an umbrella organization encompassing nearly all of the amateur astronomy societies in the region. Their site includes an excellent calendar of events, a resource guide, and information on the conferences, swap meets, and other events they sponsor.


Recent Events

Cal Day 2020

Sat, April 18, 2020

Cal Day 2020 has been cancelled.  We look forward to seeing you at CalDay in 2021.

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Workshop on Peer-led Sexual Violence and Harassment Prevention Program

Thu, January 16, 2020

RPR is excited to announce a workshop designed to train physics & astronomy graduate students on

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