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Cairns

Killer crocs and cute koalas: Going to extremes with Australian wildlife
November 17, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

Australian wildlife is full of surprises. I first discovered that crocodiles look a lot like alligators, but with a very different attitude toward humans. A trip to the museum’s George Observatory in Brazos Bend State Park often features an encounter with an alligator sunning on your path or floating like a log at the water’s […]

Reporting from Down Under: It’s a solar eclipse shark attack in Australia
November 15, 2012 · 2 Comments

I had never realized before that a photograph of a partial solar eclipse behind lots of colorful clouds at sunrise looks so much like a shark attack. Especially if you’re watching it over the Pacific Ocean with about 40,000 other people in Cairns, Australia. See the fin? In my nine eclipse expeditions, I have never […]

What’s the over you’ll make it Down Under? Final chance to book a trip to Aussieland for a rare eclipse
October 10, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

It’s your final chance to get in on the trip of a lifetime (or at least the next several years) to Australia and New Zealand. The only total solar eclipse of the year is viewable on land only from the northeastern coast of Australia. The Museum has secured hotel space in Cairns for the rare […]


HMNS at Hermann Park

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


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13016 University Blvd.
Sugar Land, Texas 77479
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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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