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Welcome to the Astronomy department's home page! Learn more about the Astronomy classes offered at El Camino as well as public events held at our planetarium through the links to the left.

Telescope Viewing

Open House at The El Camino Observatory is held once a month (except January and August). The Open Houses are open to the public and are free of charge. The Observatory features a 16-inch reflecting telescope as well as several small telescopes. Visitors are able to see the Moon, the planets, and the stars. The Observatory is located on the roof of the Mathematics Building. To reach the roof, go up the stairs on the northeast corner of the Math Building. For more information call (310) 660-3593 x3373.

Contact Information

El Camino College Astronomy Phone Numbers:
Planetarium info: (310) 660-3593 x3134
Open House info: (310) 660-3593 x3373





 Last Published 12/16/13