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Observatory with Lasers
Amazing photo of three lasers being pointed at the observatory. Taken by member Porter Orion.
Bobcat Build 2023
Members from the Astronomy Club and Society for Space Exploration that participated in the Bobcat Build 2023 community service project.
Astro Egg-stravaganza Group 2023
Astronomy Club members after the Spring 2023 Egg Hunt.
Good Night Middle School Outreach
Astronomy Club members at the Good Night Middle School Science Night to demonstrate our solar telescope and gravity well.
Houston Natural Science Museum
Astronomy Club members at the Houston Natural Science Museum during the Spring Break 2023 trip.
Members at the Observatory
Members (from left to right) Daniel Bailey, Kalaiah Savage, and Alan Martinez enjoy the observatory.
Fall 2022 Great Observatory Cleanup
Fall 2022 Observatory Cleanup crew. Image taken by Dr. Blagoy Rangelov.
Ann Richards Visit
Ann Richards School for Young Women Leaders visited Texas State and had the Astronomy Club demonstrate our Gravity Well and show off our Solar Telescope.
Image of a public observatory night taken by Porter Orion.
Is that a plane??
Totally natural image of members Alan Martinez and Kelly Stephenson with a telescope at the observatory. Image taken by Porter Orion.
Astro Club goes to Johnson Space Center
Members from the Astronomy Club at the Johnson Space Center in Houston as part of the 2023 Spring Break trip.
Public Observatory Night
One of our public observatory nights taken by member Porter Orion.
Milky Way x Astro Club at WILD
Taken by Steven Irwin at the WILD event in Wimberley, TX. Members (Left to Right): Jamie Carl, Kelly Stephenson, Matthew Hartman, Alan Martinez, Erika Marentes.
The moon on October 9th, 2022. Image taken by Porter Orion.
Texas State Observatory
Image of the Texas State Observatory taken from far away by Porter Orion.
Mooooon by Porter Orion
Taken on October 4th, 2022 by Porter Orion.
Observatory by Porter Orion
Image of the Texas State University Observatory taken by Porter Orion.
Telescope set-up at the observatory
Organization officers Jamie Carl and Alan Martinez setting up a telescope before nightfall. Picture taken by Porter Orion.
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"
Spring 2022 Blue Hole Star Party
Astronomy Club members at the Wimberley Spring 2022 Blue Hole Star Party.
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.