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Brazos Bend Park

When you wish upon a shooting star…it’s probably a meteoroid
August 11, 2009 · Be The First To Comment

photo credit: aresauburn™ The Perseid Meteor Showers, which occur every year around this date, are caused by the comet Swift-Tuttle. The comet itself was discovered in 1862, and could be seen again with binoculars in 1992. Calculations have shown that the comets witnessed in China in 188 A.D. and 69 B.C. were most likely the […]

Go Stargazing! October edition
October 6, 2008 · 2 Comments

photo credit: maxedaperture Jupiter remains well placed for observing this month.  It outshines everything except the Moon and Venus and is therefore easy to find in the south-southwest at dusk.  Venus continues to re-emerge into the evening sky.  Although it is low in the west southwest during evening twilight, Venus outshines everything in the sky except […]



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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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