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From the University campsite to rural Kansas we will always choose to camp "under the stars". Follow us on Facebook for upcoming trips.
Lunar Viewing at McDonald Observatory
SSE Member Javier Espinosa observing the moon at the McDonald Observatory 2022 Trip.
McDonald Observatory Group Trip
The Astronomy Club was able to take 15 members to the McDonald Observatory for 3 days during Spring Break 2022
Spring 2022 Movie Night Menu
Member, Evan Jellison, posing with our Spring 2022 Movie Night specialty drink menu.
TXST Observatory by Navid Hemmati
Image taken by Navid Hemmati at 2020 Observatory night.
Fall 2021 Movie Night
Fall 2021 Movie Night at the Observatory, showing "2001: A Space Odyssey"
Our faculty advisor, Dr. Rangelov, having a blast at an observatory night
2019 Blue Hole Star Party
Image taken by A. Eli Cohen. 2019 Blue Hole Star Party in Wimberley, Texas showcasing one of our telescopes.
Observatory Movie Night
Member, Emely Wiebe, choosing what to drink at the 2021 Observatory Movie Night.
10-second long-exposure shot at the McDonald Observatory 2022 trip. Taken by Alan Martinez.
Sunset at Observatory
Taken by Kayley Green-Tooney. Sunset at Texas State University Observatory.
Fall 2021 Observatory Cleanup
The Fall 2021 Observatory Cleanup Crew.
Gravity Well Demo
Club Treasurer Evan Jellison showcasing our Gravity Well demonstration at an Austin STEM Fair
Taken by Evan Jellison at Texas State Observatory using a 12 inch Dobsonian telescope.
Bobcat Build 2019
Astronomy Club members partnered with the Society of Physics Students (SPS) and the Society of Women in Physics (SWiP) to better improve the San Marcos area with Bobcat Build
Club Secretary, Ciana Pike, aligning our 6-inch Celestron telescope.
Taken by Evan Jellison at the Texas State University Observatory
Spring 2022 Movie Night Crew
Treasurer, Erika Marentes and member, Roy Dominguez staffing the Spring 2022 Movie Night viewing of Spaceballs.
Astronomy club members Matthew Hartmann and Claire Miller presenting our laser demo at an Austin STEM Fair.
Sights & Sounds Group Photo #1
Astronomy Club members at Sights & Sounds of Christmas 2019.
Sights & Sounds Group Photo #2
Astronomy Club table at Sights & Sounds of Christmas 2019.
WiSE Conference 2018
Spring 2018 WiSE Conference.
Our 16-inch Dobsonian, with our founding President, Michael Sanchez for scale.
Dr. Blagoy Rangelov and president Kayley Green-Tooney presenting our 12 inch dobsonian telescope at the observatory.
2019 Blue Hole Star Party
Image taken by A. Eli Cohen. 2019 Blue Hole Star Party in Wimberley, Texas. Showcasing one of our telescopes.
Sights & Sounds Gravity Well Demo
Astronomy Club members demonstrating the gravity well at Sights & Sounds of Christmas 2019.
Taken by Matthew Hartmann.
Texas State Observatory
The observatory is located on the roof of the Supple Science Building at Texas State University.
By Evan Jellison. Taken at Texas State University Observatory.