Contact Palomar Observatory

Palomar Observatory is owned and operated by the California Institute of Technology (Caltech) in Pasadena, California, and administered by Caltech Optical Observatories, located at the Cahill Center for Astronomy and Astrophysics on the Caltech campus.

Palomar Observatory staff and the 200-inch Hale Telescope. (Palomar/Caltech)

Administration

Shrinivas Kulkarni
Director, Caltech Optical Observatories

Andrew Boden
Deputy Director, Caltech Optical Observatories

Bruce Baker
Site Superintendent, Palomar Observatory

Steven Flanders
Outreach and Event Coordinator, Palomar Observatory

For a complete listing of Observatory staff, please see the Caltech Astronomy Department's directory of technical staff.

Employment Opportunities

Please check the Caltech Human Resources jobs postings page regularly for employment listings.

Contact Us

Mailing Address

Palomar Observatory
P.O. Box 200
Palomar Mountain, CA 92060-0200

Street Address

Palomar Observatory
35899 Canfield Road
Palomar Mountain, CA 92060-0200

Phone and E-mail

To listen to our public information recording, please call (760) 742-2119.
For general questions on outreach and public access, please call (760) 742-2131 or email sbf [at] astro.caltech.edu.
For administrative questions, please email bode [at] astro.caltech.edu.

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Last updated: 29 July 2016 AFB/ACM