Sunday, Sept. 30th, 2012
2-5 pm
813 Santa Barbara Street, Pasadena CA, 91101

Please join us for an afternoon of discovery as we explore the past, present and future of the Carnegie Observatories.

  • Meet astronomers and learn about the exciting new discoveries being made at our Pasadena headquarters
  • Have a question about the Universe?  Get the answer at our "Ask the Astronomer" table.
  • Learn about the latest advancements with the Giant Magellan Telescope — the future powerhouse of astronomy.
  • View the sun through a solar telescope
  • Tour our library and learn about the important contributions Carnegie scientists have made to our understanding of the Universe.
  • Tour our machine shop and see how we build instruments for our telescopes in Chile
  • Visit our 100-year-old office building and learn more about the famous architect who designed it, Myron Hunt.
  • Enjoy our beautiful campus courtyard with refreshments, live music and fun for everyone.

Family and Friends are welcome.  We home to see you there!
RSVP:  626-304-0250 or

Event will be canceled in case of rain.