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Greater Los Angeles as seen from Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016. Mt. Wilson Observatory's two 150-foot solar telescopes (and my Honda Civic) are visible from the parking lot...on March 24, 2016. Mt. Wilson Observatory's various telescopes are visible from the parking lot...on March 24, 2016. The antenna farm that's located near Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

The antenna farm that's located near Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A map that shows all of the various telescopes and facilities at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A sign that greets all visitors before the walk up to Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A 150-foot solar telescope is visible from another parking lot near Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

Heading towards the 150-foot solar telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A bulletin board that shares info about this particular 150-foot solar telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. The 150-foot solar telescope up-close...on March 24, 2016. The 150-foot solar telescope up-close...on March 24, 2016.

Another shot of the 150-foot solar telescope...on March 24, 2016. Another shot of the 150-foot solar telescope...on March 24, 2016. A CHARA Array interferometer (foreground), the dome housing the 60-inch telescope (middle) and one of the 150-foot solar telescopes (background)...on March 24, 2016. The CHARA Array interferometer (foreground), the dome housing the 60-inch telescope (middle) and one of the 150-foot solar telescopes (background)...on March 24, 2016.

The dome housing the 60-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. The CHARA Array interferometer and 60-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. Taking a selfie at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. Taking another selfie at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

Another shot of the dome housing the 60-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A bulletin board that shares info about the 60-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. Another shot of the CHARA Array interferometer...on March 24, 2016. A close-up shot of the CHARA Array interferometer...on March 24, 2016.

Another shot of the CHARA Array interferometer...on March 24, 2016. A dome housing another CHARA Array interferometer...on March 24, 2016. A dome housing another CHARA Array interferometer...on March 24, 2016. A shot of the dome housing the 100-inch Hooker Telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

A close-up shot of the dome housing the 100-inch Hooker Telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A shot of the dome housing the 100-inch Hooker Telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A shot of the dome housing the 100-inch Hooker Telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A bulletin board that shares info about the 100-inch Hooker Telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

A shot of the 100-inch Hooker Telescope itself...on March 24, 2016. A plaque showing all of the donors who helped the Hooker Telescope see 'second light' after being modernized in 1995. Domes housing other telescopes at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. A telescope mount on display at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

A telescope mount on display at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. Visiting the Astronomical Museum at Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016. Photos inside the museum that show the cosmic images that were taken at Mt. Wilson Observatory over the last century. A diorama that shows the layout of Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

More photos inside the museum that show the cosmic images that were taken at Mt. Wilson Observatory over the last century. A great view of Southern California from the summit of Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016. A great view of Southern California from the summit of Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016. A great view of other peaks in the San Gabriel Mountains from the summit of Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016.

Another great view of Southern California from the summit of Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016. Other cell, radio and TV towers as seen from the summit of Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016. Another glimpse of greater Los Angeles as seen from the summit of Mount Wilson...on March 24, 2016. Another bulletin board that shares info about Mt. Wilson Observatory...on March 24, 2016.

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