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Get early access to planetarium tickets, a 10% discount at the café and the Stellar Emporium, and invitations to members-only events

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Promotional value expires Nov 14, 2013. Amount paid never expires. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as a gift. New members only. Online registration required. Must register/activate by 11/13/13. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

$49 for a One-Year Star-Level Membership ($100 Value)

  • Exclusive opportunity to make online reservations for the Samuel Oschin Planetarium shows
  • Personalized membership card
  • 10% discount at the Café at the End of the Universe and the Stellar Emporium
  • One-year subscription to the Griffith Observer magazine and the Friends Of The Observatory’s Update newsletter
  • Speed of Light Access line for entering the theater and special events
  • Four free tickets to the Cosmic Musings lecture series
  • Priority invitations to members-only events
  • Email invitations to special lectures and events, and email updates on astronomical events and other news
  • Acknowledgement of your support for the Observatory on the Friends Of The Observatory website

Please allow four business days for membership activation.

Friends Of The Observatory at Griffith Observatory

Griffith Jenkins Griffith earned his fortune mining silver in Mexico and selling real estate in southern California, but his passion for establishing Los Angeles as a great world city inspired him to donate more than 3,000 acres for use as a public park. He developed yet another plan for this land after the Southern California Academy of Sciences presented him with a chance encounter to gaze through the lens of a 60-inch telescope, which reportedly led him to remark, "if all mankind could look through that telescope, it would change the world!" Griffith Observatory embraces its founder's passion for astronomy as well as civic responsibility, presenting the public with the opportunity to observe and better comprehend the cosmos.

The iconic Observatory's exhibits help explain the immeasurable vastness of space by examining the tools and methods that humans historically used to track the stars. It even allows visitors to interact with some of these tools. A 9,000-pound, 12-inch Zeiss refractor telescope juts forth into the nighttime sky and gives patrons a new perspective on common celestial sights, such as the Moon and the trail of bread crumbs that rockets leave on their way to the Moon. The Observatory's three solar telescopes accomplish a similar feat by providing real-time images of the Sun, complete with visible sunspots and solar flares.

In the 300-seat Samuel Oschin Planetarium, audiences gaze at a seamless display of star fields while a presenter shares invaluable astronomical knowledge. The 200-seat Leonard Nimoy Event Horizon multimedia theater hosts a variety of lectures and educational films.


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