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Mount Wilson Observatory is operated by the Mount Wilson Institute under an agreement with the Carnegie Institution of Washington. The Observatory occupies lands belonging to the USDA Forest Service set aside under a long-term leasehold agreement between CIW and the USDA Forest Service. The Observatory subscribes to the USDA non-discrimination policy as expressed here.

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60-inch Telescope Program On-Line Payments

Payment may be made here for the special 60-inch Telescope Session of 30 Aug 2013 for those wishing to pay by credit card rather than by check. The deadline for this payment is 1 July 2013. The price of a single ticket is $97.85 while that for a pair of tickets (if you have already reserved for two people) is $197.50.

Buy making this payment, you acknowledge that the ticket purchase is non-refundable except in the case of mechanical or technical issues preventing us from operating the telescope that evening. Children under age 12 are not permitted at the telescope, and all minor children must be accompanied by a responsible adult.

Please contact the 60-inch Telescope Coordinator if you have any questions.

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