Tour the solar system with the Fleet’s resident astronomer and connect with other skywatchers. Journey through the cosmos with us as we explore a new topic each month.  

  • The Sky Tonight: Monthly planetarium show at 7 p.m. and 8:15 p.m. on the first Wednesday of the month.  
  • NEW!  The Sky Tonight: Virtual Edition at 7 p.m. on the third Wednesday of each month, via Zoom
  • NEW!  The Sky Tonight: Family Edition at 11 a.m. on the second Sunday of each month  

Presentations begin with a look at the sky followed by a special topic presentation.  

Before or after Wednesday shows at the Fleet, join members of the San Diego Astronomy Association on the Prado by the Bea Evenson Fountain and be inspired by the stars in the actual night sky (weather permitting) through different telescopes.  

Please use the ticket link under each event to secure your participation. 

Please note late seating or refunds for late arrivals are not permitted. 

A long image of the milk way galaxy in purple and red lights
The dumbell nebulae which looks like many stars clustering in the center and fanning out in a bowtie shape of red and purple with a green center
A total solar eclipse with only one quarter of the sun still shining from behind a black circle moon
Hundreds of stars clustered together
A white galaxy glowing against the dark shaped like the brim of a sombrero
The Crab Nebula with yellow and orange colors on the circular rim that branch and crackle into the center which is more blue
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Save the Date  

Space Exploration in the Solar System 
Jul 3 at 7:00–8:00pm

In this month of San Diego Comic-Con and the 55th anniversary of the first moon landing, join us to celebrate the exploration of the solar system. 

Space Exploration in the Solar System 
Jul 3 at 8:15–9:15pm

In this month of San Diego Comic-Con and the 55th anniversary of the first moon landing, join us to celebrate the exploration of the solar system. 

The Sky Tonight: Family Edition
Jul 14 at 11:00am–12:00pm

It’s the 25th anniversary of NASA’s Chandra X-ray Observatory’s launch. It has contributed greatly to our understanding of the universe and works with Hubble and JWST to expand our views of the cosmos. We will share some of Chandra’s most important and beautiful science. Tour the solar system with the Fleet’s resident astronomer in this family-friendly planetarium show. 

The Sky Tonight: Virtual Edition
Jul 17 at 7:00–8:00pm

Join skywatchers from around the world, via Zoom, as the Fleet’s resident astronomer takes a closer look at the wonders of our skies. 

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