Mount Wilson Observatory, La Canada Flintridge

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  • We spent a few hours at the Observatory. Seeing the location where so much astrophysics occurred and is still occurring is amazing. If you are an astronomy buff this is the place to go. The...  more »
  • A pretty drive up a winding mountain road with great views of the L.A. basin out to the ocean, leading to the centerpiece that changed our understanding of our place in the universe. If you have the....  more »
  • Long hike but def worth the effort. You hike up here and see all the towers & telescopes that are much bigger in person than from down the mountain. The restroom, cafe and water refill stations are awesome, I'd come back (driving not hike) again for sure
  • Ever hear of the Hubble Telescope? Well..the Astronomer Edwin Hubble discovered our modern understanding of the Universe at Mount Wilson Observatory. This place is amazing! Take a tour on the weekend or check out their website for public viewing nights.

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