Chico Community Observatory

Chico Community Observatory

The Chico Community Observatory, also known as the Anita Ingrao Observatory, is a non-profit astronomical observatory owned and operated by Kiwanis Club of Greater Chico.

The Chico Community Observatory is located in Upper Bidwell Park and provides the public with access to telescopes and the wonders of the night sky. Entry is free, but donations are welcomed.

It's a place where you can explore the universe first-hand, free of charge, and learn about the planets, stars, space exploration, and upcoming celestial events.

Owned and operated by Chico Community Observatory, Inc. a 501c (3) non profit corporation, the observatory is open to the public year round.

Be sure to check their Facebook page for up-to-date weather conditions and open hours.

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