Pomona College Table Mountain Observatory


The Pomona College 1-Meter (40-inch) Telescope resides at JPL's Table Mountain Facility high in the mountains above Wrightwood. The 40 inch telescope is shared with JPL and offers an advanced control system developed by Peter Mack. Instruments include a 4096x4096 thermo-electrically cooled Apogee CCD camera; custom built 4- and 8-position filter wheels that allow for broad-band and narrow-band imaging, as well as polarimetery; a liquid nitrogen cooled near-infrared camera useful for studying dense interstellar clouds and star-forming regions; and a new.  Choose a link from the left to learn more!