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Astronomy 101

7:00p to 7:45p
Sun, June 26, 2022
Jessica DeBoer
(830) 685-3636 x804

Learn the basics of night sky viewing with various types of equipment!

The night sky is a beautiful wonder! Full of planets, stars & other natural phenomena.

We'll discuss best practices for using telescopes, how to navigate the stars, & where to look during different seasons! Feel free to bring your own equipment. (telescopes, binoculars, cameras, etc).

Location Day-use Picnic Area.

Entrance fees: $8/adult; children 12 and under are free; no additional fees for this event. Entry is free with an active Texas State Parks Pass.

All programs are weather dependent -- if it rains, the Summit Trail and all elevated trails and areas of the park are closed. Also, if it's cloudy -- stars will not be visible.

IMPORTANT: Reservations are required to enter the State Natural Area Friday through Monday, on holidays and/or during school breaks. You can check day pass availability online at

Check for additional stargazing dates on the park events page and/or below.

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