Saturday, August 6, 2011
Mt. Wilson Week: Hubble and Beyond
The knowledge that there are galaxies other than our own is relatively new. It was discovered by Edwin Hubble who worked right here in this building. You can go inside, see his bentwood chair and cool off while you contemplate the universe.
This building's innards are sealed up museum-style, but did you know you can book an observing session with the 60-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson? You were looking for an interesting gift. You needed an inspiring date location. There you go. You're welcome.
If that's a little steep for you, you can become a Friend of Mt. Wilson. Even handsome, famous, old observatories need friends.