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The Griffith Observer Magazine

Established in 1937, the Griffith Observer is the Observatory's own monthly magazine. The Griffith Observer contains popular articles on astronomy and information about activities and events at the Observatory.

Address correspondence, including address changes, to: Griffith Observatory, 2800 East Observatory Road, Los Angeles, CA 90027; or email the Subscription Coordinator.

one year U.S. Third Class $23.00
 one year U.S. First Class $30.00
 one year Canada First Class $30.00
 one year Mexico First Class $31.00
 one year Overseas Surface Mail $35.00
 one year Overseas Airmail $40.00

Please print the subscription order form and, mail it, along with a check in U.S. dollars, made payable to "CITY OF LOS ANGELES," and mail to the address above. We apologize, but we cannot accept cash. For gift subscriptions, a gift card will be enclosed with the first issue.

Griffith Observer Cumulative Index

A cumulative index of major articles that have appeared in the Griffith Observer from the first issue through December 2005 is available for downloading as a 136-page 500K pdf file as the Griffith Observer Cumulative Index. The entry for each article that has appeared since 1937 consists of five lines: author, title, month, year, and keywords.The file is updated quarterly.

Griffith Observer Guidelines for Contributors

Please read the Guidelines for Contributors if you plan to submit an article for publication.

Griffith Observer Back Issues

Back issues of the Griffith Observer are available for prices that range from $2.50 for issues within the current year to $8.00 for photocopies of old issues that are no longer in print, plus shipping. Please refer to the Archives Inventory and use the Back Issue Price List and Order Form to submit your request and payment to the Observatory.
For questions, contact the Subscription Coordinator.

Annual Griffith Observer Writing Contest

Griffith Observatory, in the interest of stimulating the flow of information between scientists, science writers, and the public, proudly announces its annual offering of awards for the best articles in astronomy, astrophysics, and space science.

For more information, click here.