See the Stars!

The night sky enchants and beckons us, daring us to delve into the dark abuses and discover a world beyond our own. Palomar Observatory is the place to be for stargazing and dreaming under the twinkling stars. Located at Palomar Mountain, the solar observatory offers a view of the diamonds in the sky with five telescopes, use nightly for a wide variety of astronomical research. It is home to the famous Hale Telescope, a 200-inch telescope that is the workhorse for modern astronomy. Whether you are and astronomy, history or engineering enthusiast, or simply curious about the Observatory, you will enjoy visiting the museum and taking one of the guided tours of the facility. (760) 742-2119