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Noun1.Mount Wilson - a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)Mount Wilson - a peak in the San Juan mountains of Colorado (14,246 feet high)
San Juan Mountains - a mountain range in southwestern Colorado that is part of the Rocky Mountains
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It is a Class B facility operating from Mt. Wilson and benefits from a 250-watt booster in the Santa Clarita Valley, home to Valencia and Six Flags Magic Mountain.
King, of the spectroscopic laboratory at Mt. Wilson, find that the strongest laboratory lines of the ionized element coincide with hitherto unidentified lines in the solar spectrum."
Yet another fire broke out in California Tuesday morning, threatening the state's Mt. Wilson Observatory.
Me siento doblemente conmovido porque en 1923 el astronomo Edwin Hubble, que utilizo el telescopio de 254 cm de Mt. Wilson, justo encima de mi hogar al pie de Pasadena, descubrio que esta "nebulosa" era en realidad un sistema estelar extragalactico de inmensos tamano y distancia.
Bowen, director of Mt. Wilson and Palomar Observatories, said.
After flying to our own Milky Way galaxy, viewers arrive at California's Mt. Wilson Observatory, where Edwin Hubble's discovery that the universe is expanding first points to the Big Bang.
It's installed at the Georgia State Center for High Angular Resolution Astronomy Array located on Mt. Wilson, California.
On September 7, 2006, a 51-year-old man cleaned a room associated with a 100-year-old solar telescope at Mt. Wilson Observatory, located at 1,737 m (5,700 feet) elevation in the San Gabriel Mountains, Los Angeles County, in southern California.
The first of these galaxies was shown to exist when Edwin Hubble resolved the stars of the Andromeda nebula in 1923, with the help of then newly built 100-inch telescope at Mt. Wilson. Hubble even calculated the rate of this expansion, based on the observation of twenty-four galaxies, to be about 150 kilometers per second per million light-years of distance.
Using k = 1 gives only a nominal value for [v.sub.P], being some 8 km/s for the Michelson and Morley experiment, and some 10 km/s from Miller; the difference arising from the different latitude of Cleveland and Mt. Wilson. The relativistic theory for the calibration of gas-mode interferometers was first used in 2002 [2].