Friends of Palomar Observatory


The Friends of Palomar Observatory will take you on a journey across the universe. As a Friend you will be invited to special tours and events open to members. You will also receive The Big Eye, an exclusive members newsletter about the current research, history, and educational outreach mission of Palomar Observatory.

Your tax-deductible annual membership in the Friends will be used to support Palomar Observatory's educational outreach, including new exhibits and displays for all of Palomar's visitors.

Click Here for the Friends of Palomar Observatory Membership Application

By joining the Friends of Palomar Observatory you will

The Rosette Nebula. Image from the Palomar Observatory's Samuel Oschin Telescope taken during the Second Palomar Sky Survey. The Friends of Palomar Observatory is a non-profit 501 (c)(3) organization. Your donation is tax-deductible to the extent allowed by law.

Outreach equipment, including our Meade LX200R telescope and Coronado PST Solar telescope are provided in part by Oceanside Photo & Telescope:

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Last updated: 16 February 2012 AFB