*** Lick Observatory ***

August  2004

Poised atop Mt. Hamilton outside San Jose, CA, the Lick Observatory (founded in 1888) was the world's first permanently occupied mountaintop observatory and is part of the University of California.

Approaching the Lick Observatory

Dome of the 36-inch Refractor Telescope atop Mt. Hamilton

36-inch Refractor Telescope

Lick Observatory viewed from near the 120-inch Shane Telescope

Looking toward the 120-inch Shane Telescope

Strawberry approaching Dome of 120-inch Shane Telescope

Strawberry at entrance to 120-inch Shane Telescope

A stroll around the Dome

View from the Lick Observatory

All photos © 1998-2012 Abe Kleinfeld unless noted otherwise

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