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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: December 2012
December 4, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Mars remains an evening object. It is low in the southwest at dusk. Jupiter is now up all night long. Opposition — when Earth is directly between Jupiter and the Sun and Jupiter literally rises at sundown and sets at sunup — is Dec. 3. After that date, Jupiter only gets higher and more prominent […]

Give your family some space — outer space! — at Family Space Day this Saturday
November 27, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

You probably spent a lot of time with your family over the Thanksgiving holiday, and we know just what you need: SPACE! A couple hours (or days) to yourself aren’t gonna cut it. We’re thinking this year you need some major space. Like, we’re talking outer space. And we’ve got just the ticket. Join HMNS […]

Don’t miss Astronomy Day this Saturday, Oct. 20 at the George Observatory
October 18, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Spend your Saturday under the stars at the George Observatory‘s annual Astronomy Day! This family-friendly event is free with park admission to beautiful Brazos Bend State Park ($7, free for kids 12 and under), and goes from 3 p.m. all the way until 10 p.m., when the night sky comes alive. Dozens of telescopes — […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: October 2012
October 2, 2012 · 1 Comment

Mars remains an evening object. It is low in the southwest at dusk. Jupiter is high in the morning sky this month. Look high in the south/southwest at dawn for the object, which outshines all stars in that direction. Jupiter is also becoming a late evening object; it rises by 10:40 p.m. on October 1st […]



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Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
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DST = Daylight Savings Time.
Please call for holiday hours. Entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. daily
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