Highway To The Stars

Palomar Mountain Observatory

Highway to the stars

San Diego County Road

Palomar Observatory

Located east of SanDiego on Palomar Mountain the observatory has been in operation for almost 100 years. Tours are available and walking trails surround the site.

East San Diego County Observatory

Tour tickets are sold at the visitors center. The cost is $5.00 for adults.

Thousand of visitors come to the observatory each year and the most popular reason is to view the Hale Telescope.

Pets and children under five years old are not permitted on the guided tours.

The visitors center and gift shop is open daily.

And while you enjoy the interesting facts of the skies above, the view looking down is also spectacular.

The 200″ disk was made by Corning. Mostly known for their bakeware and dishes.

The facility is owned by Caltech and is in operation almost every clear night.

Located in N San Diego County, California USA, where it is always the perfect season to visit

Jo’s Monday walk

Have a great week, and it was fun to have you along 🙂