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HMNS Weekly Happenings
February 26, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

Film Screening – Bridge On the River Kwai with Captain Jay Thomas       Join Captain Jay Thomas, US Naval History and Heritage Command for a one-night-only screening of this classic 1957 film.   Among the forced laborers who built the bridge over the River Kwai were American and Australian sailors who survived the […]

Sky Happenings in February 2017
February 3, 2017 · Be The First To Comment

The Moon This Month   1st Quarter: February 2, 10:19am        Full: February 10, 6:33pm 3rd Quarter: February 18, 1:35am           New: February 26, 9:00am   The Full Moon of February 10 almost enters the Earth’s shadow.  Rather, it enters the penumbra, a region of space where the Earth only partially […]

Cloudy Views Through a Clear Lens: George Observatory Anticipates Research Explosion When Wet Weather Dissipates
June 16, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

It’s been a wet, cloudy year for George Observatory, but flooding and poor viewing nights at Brazos Bend State Park haven’t kept astronomers from dreaming. Big breakthroughs have happened at the George in the past, and with a complete restoration of the 36-inch, deep space Gueymard Research Telescope, a return to astronomical research is quite […]

Seeing Stars with James Wooten: Mars Brightest in the Sky During the Month of the Summer Solstice
June 2, 2016 · Be The First To Comment

Jupiter is now high in the southwest at dusk. It outshines all stars we ever see at night, so you can’t miss it.  Mars and Saturn are now in the southeast at dusk. As you watch them rise, Mars is to the right and is much brighter.  In fact, this month Mars outshines all of […]



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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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