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HMNS Weekly Happenings
October 2, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – Timeline of the Universe by Carolyn Sumners The space-time continuum–the joining of two, once separate, concepts have allowed science to understand how the Universe works. Dr. Carolyn Sumners, HMNS VP of Astronomy, will explain our personal sense of time, Earth time, star time, and finally, cosmic time–including the time scale of the Big […]

HMNS Weekly Happenings
September 25, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Lecture – The Great Road Trip: New Stories in the Human Journey by John Kappelman   The lure of what lies over the next horizon has always been a central part of our human quest. Dr. John Kappelman will present the latest research information on about our explorations–places, dates, and even genomic analysis–has helped to […]

The “Super SuperMoon”
November 11, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

The full moon of November 14, 2016 will be the closest Supermoon to Earth since January 26,1948. The full moon won’t come this close again until November 25, 2034. Thus the November 2016 full moon is the closest and largest Supermoon in a period of 86 years!   The moon turns precisely full at 7:52 […]

Star Map: September 2016
September 2, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Star Map September 2016 Venus is a little higher in the evening sky this month.    Look low in the west in evening twilight.   Mars and Saturn are now in the southwest at dusk.    Mars continues to fade each night as Earth leaves it farther and farther behind.  Also, it moves faster than […]


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5555 Hermann Park Dr.
Houston,Texas 77030
(713) 639-4629


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HMNS at Sugar Land

13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
(281) 313-2277


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George Observatory

21901 FM 762 Rd.
Needville, Texas 77461
(281) 242-3055

Hours
Tuesday - Saturday By Reservation
Saturdays 3:00PM - 10:00PM
Saturdays (DST) 3:00PM - 11:00PM
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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