Hale Observatories, the name of a group of observatories jointly administered by the California Institute of Technology and the Carnegie Institution of Washington, 196980. The group consisted of the Palomar Observatory, Mount Wilson Observatory, and Big Bear Solar Observatory, all in California; and Las Campanas Observatory in Chile. The group was named in honor of the astronomer George Ellery Hale.
It's not a pleasant thought, is it? But when you mix chaos theory with a few crazy cosmologists, those tidy, predictable orbits start getting lively.
Do the two meet for one final, fantastic explosion? Or maybe the sun just gets a bit of wind? Or maybe nothing of consequence happens at all? Only one way to find out.