Visiting Lick Observatory

120-inch Shane Telescope

The Dome of the 120-inch Reflector

The 120-inch reflector is located 1800 feet (550 meters) east of the Main Building. The design of the dome of the 120-inch allows visitors to see the instrument from an enclosed visitors' gallery. Interpretive displays, including an audio-visual presentation, are provided. Wheelchair access to the 120-inch dome can be arranged by calling 408-274-5061 in advance of your visit.


Daily 10 am - 5 pm


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