This is the first of four videos that I shot with my AT&T Samsung cell phone of the Griffith Observatory on Sunday Jan 15 2012 at about 1 o'clock in the afternoon in California, Los Angles Pacific Standard Time.
This shows the exterior of the building with me describing what I am seeing and reading from the displays from the Department of Recreation and Parks.
You can access some of the information from here:
I am a member the the Planetary Society in Pasadena, CA
You can see all kinds of good stuff and links to FREE government sites.
I think one of the best things in life are the ones that are FREE! Wouldn't you agree?
And here's a link to Google Maps to show you were it is:
Here is some info from the back of the pamphlet that I picked up that day:
ABOUT GRIFFITH OBSERVATORY
Griffith Observatory is an icon of Los Angeles, a national leader in public astronomy, and one of the region's most popular attractions. The Observatory is located on the southern slope of Mount Hollywood in Griffith Park at 1,1134 feet above sea level.
2800 East Observatory Road
Los Angeles, California 90027
(213)473-0890 (general information)
(213)473-0890 (Sky Report)
Post Script: I live in ZIP code 90057. I am almost directly south of this location.