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Griffith Observatory To Hold Free Public Viewing Of Partial Solar Eclipse

LOS ANGELES ( — Griffith Observatory will host a free public viewing of a rare, late-afternoon partial eclipse of the sun Thursday afternoon. Dozens of telescopes will be available at the Observatory at 2800 East […]


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Griffith Observatory To Mark Landmark’s 80th Year, Honor Longtime Director

LOS ANGELES ( — A Los Angeles icon of public astronomy will celebrate its 80th anniversary Monday evening. City officials and the public were expected to pay tribute to the Griffith Observatory with a champagne […]


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How To Watch The ‘Blood Moon’ Lunar Eclipse In Los Angeles

Update 10.7.14: Tonight will feature the second total lunar eclipse, or blood moon, of the year starting at 1:15 am when the moon moves into the outer shadow of the Earth, though it won’t be […]


Watch The Endeavour Space Shuttle Take Its Final Launch At Griffith Observatory

In celebration of the recent announcement that Los Angeles’ California Science Center will be the final home for the Endeavour space shuttle, the Griffith Observatory is hosting a free viewing event to watch the Endeavor take its final […]



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