Day 60: Observatory

You know Dad, but you might not know Chuck. He’s one of Mom & Dad’s best and smartest friends. Chuck is an engineer who makes aircraft navigation systems for Northrop Grumman, and is also a volunteer rescue guy for Sierra Madre Search and Rescue. As you might imagine, when he tells stories, they’re excellent. Today, the three of us are beginning a special project. In the San Gabriel mountains near Pasadena is the Mount Wilson Observatory. The sign says “Authorized Vehicles Only” but today that’s us. When the Mt. Wilson Observatory’s 60-inch telescope was built, it was the largest telescope … Continue reading Day 60: Observatory