Happy Birthday Mt. Wilson Observatory By Shanil Virani • Nov 2, 2017 TweetShareGoogle+Email Shanil Virani visiting the Mt. Wilson Observatory in the early 90's. Credit Shanil Virani On this episode of Our Island Universe: We celebrate the 100th anniversary of the Mt. Wilson observatory. Listen Listening... / 3:03 Shanil Virani, Director of the John C. Wells Planetarium, Harrisonburg, VA. Follow on Twitter as shanilv TweetShareGoogle+EmailView the discussion thread.