MWO founder George Ellery Hale atop Mt. Wilson, 1904 Huntington Library


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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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Star Party On-Line Payments

Payment for the October 26, 2013 Star Party must be made here. Each ticket costs $5. Your purchase is made by entering $5 times the number of tickets you wish to buy. For example, if you want three tickets, simply enter $15, and we will reserve three tickets for you. No more than six tickets may be purchased by a single individual. All ticket purchases are non-refundable under any circumstance including cloudy skies that evening.

Enter your payment in the window below, and then click the Amazon payment button. Do not click payment button more than once, as you will be charged instantly each time you click it! Rest assured that your purchase will go through. You will receive an immediate confirmation and information sheet regarding the evening.