Scientific Access to Telescopes is available to qualified scientists.
For information regarding use of the 100-inch telescope, contact the Acting Executive Director (see below).
Public viewing through the 60-inch Telescope is available to individuals and groups. Fee and scheduling information is available here.
Requests for historic images taken at the Observatory should be directed to Dr. Dan Lewis of the Huntington Library.
Film shoot access to Observatory facilities is available for appropriate production companies. See our terms and guidelines for details and contact information.
Acting Excecutive Director
Mr. Thomas Meneghini
Mount Wilson Institute
P.O. Box 94146
Pasadena, CA 91109
MWI c/o Carnegie Observatories
813 Santa Barbara Street
Pasadena, CA 91101-1232
MWI Mountain Operations Office
Mr. Craig Woods
Mount Wilson Institute Trustees and Officers
Board of Trustees:
Mr. Samuel D. Hale, Chairman & CEO - Century Management
Mr. C. Robert Ferguson, Secretary - Attorney at Law
Mr. Michael H. Horner - Tom Sawyer Camps
Dr. Josh Simon - The Carnegie Observatories
Dr. Arthur H. Vaughan - Jet Propulsion Laboratory
Mr. Larry S. Webster - Georgia State University
Mr. Thomas Meneghini - Acting Executive Director
Mr. Donald Nicholson - Associate Deputy Director for Public Affairs