Lick Observatory tour
Wednesday, July 21, 4:00 p.m.
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Lick Observatory sits high above San Jose on Mt.
Hamilton. Its famous domes are visible from almost anywhere in the
Bay Area. This world-class working observatory, administered by the
University of Califorina, features an historic 36-inch Alvin Clark refractor,
and the 120-inch Shane telescope. Telescope observing will be available
after dark, weather permitting.
Bus transportation is provided to and from Lick Observatory, and a
sunset box dinner is included.
Although the AstroCon Lick tour is sold out, it's still possible to
visit Lick Observatory on your own:
The observatory is open daily from 12:30-5pm M-F, and 10am-5pm Sat-Sun.
You can see the great 36" Alvin Clark refractor housed in the main
building, plus visit the viewing gallery for the 120" Shane Reflector.
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On Friday and Saturday Night, Lick Observatory hosts the Music of the
Spheres benefit Concert series. It features a Concert, an Astronomical
Talk, and viewing thru the 36 Refractor. Tickets are $40 each.
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Let us know if you are planning to visit Lick Observatory. Carpooling is recommend.