|Our guide and telescope "maven" Michael tells us about the 60" and|
the upcoming evening observing schedule. Evan, not pictured
was the telescope operator.
For public night viewing, see this link /http://www.mtwilson.edu/
|Under the 100" "Hooker" telescope -- the green is the plate-glass|
mirror sitting in its cell.
|The "Old Days" and looking at RA/DEC circles on the 100". Now this|
is done electronically with encoders and computers.
|The 150-foot Solar Tower against the sky.|
|Your truly and the 60" telescope. I gotta get me one of these!!!|
|At t the 60" eyepiece. They used the "Nasmyth" (cassegrain) focus for the evening.|
|The 100" Hooker Telescope.|
|The 100" again. Will this fit into my backyard????|
If so, I'll take it home...
|Linda and her iPhone capture Jupiter through the 60"|
|Linda at the 60" eyepiece -- Oh yeah!!!!|
|In the Mt. Wilson Museum, Michael talks "history" -- GREAT..|