telescope-classes

telescope classes

Don’t fight the dark: Five simple ways to cut down on light pollution
April 30, 2014 · 2 Comments

When you visit the George Observatory, you’ll notice signs that say, “Please no white lights.” You’ll also see that all our outside lights are red. The reason we do this is to fight light pollution and create a dark-sky-friendly environment (or at least as dark as we can this close to Houston).  Despite our best […]

Reflect, refract, get the facts! Join us for a telescope class April 6 at the George Observatory
March 29, 2013 · 1 Comment

Scope out your new telescope at one of our informative telescope classes. Our refracting/reflecting scope class April 6 at 3 p.m. will teach beginner astronomers how to set up their ‘scopes, as well as some star formations to look for. Image via the Beaumont Enterprise Then, at 4:30 p.m., our go-to/computerized telescope class will lend […]

HMNS is here to handle the holidays: Whether it’s goodies to wrap or stuff to do, we’ve got gifts galore
December 18, 2012 · Be The First To Comment

You’ve heard a lot lately about our Museum Store. But aside from finding everything from kids’ gear: To dorky duds: To fine jewelry: To funky stuff for your home: . . . (all in-store OR online, we might add), you should also remember that we deal in fun. For example, for the budding astronomer in […]



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