Palomar Observatory Public Outreach

The Palomar Observatory is perhaps the world's most famous astronomical observatory.  Since the 1930's it has been, and continues to be, a center of astronomical research.

Explore the links on the right to learn how to visit the Observatory, catch up on our current research, visit our telescopes, see our latest astronomical images, or discover our history.

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