Observatory History

Some pages of historical information about Big Bear Solar Observatory.

Observatory Construction

The observatory was originally built in 1968-1969 and was officially dedicated May 3, 1970.

More Early Observatory Images

More early images of the observatory.

<BBSO 1989 to 1993

The observatory and telescopes 1989 to 1993.

Image Gallery

A sampling of images acquired with the old BBSO telescopes.

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