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Seeing Stars with James Wooten: January 2013
January 2, 2013 · Be The First To Comment

Happy New Year! This January, Mars continues to fade as it drops into the Sun’s glare. 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 Jan. 3. After […]

True Colors in the Night Sky
April 21, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

Stepping outside on an April evening, you’ll notice many more bright stars in the western sky than in the east.   Those bright stars in the west are the stars of winter, still high in the west at dusk because winter officially ended about a month ago.  Orion, the Hunter, remains well placed for observing.  As you […]


HMNS at Hermann Park

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

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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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