WELCOME TO THE ASTRONOMY CLUB @ TEXAS STATE

 

The Astronomy Club consists of a diverse range of degree backgrounds. We dedicate our time exploring the night sky, education outreach, and camping.

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PUBLIC OBSERVATION

Every Wednesday at the Supple Science Building 4th floor.

CAMPOUTS

From the University campsite to rural Kansas we will always choose to camp "under the stars". Follow us on Facebook for upcoming trips.

EDUCATION OUTREACH

Interested in having an introductory astronomy lesson at your school? Contact us below

2019 Blue Hole Star Party

2019 Blue Hole Star Party

Image taken by A. Eli Cohen. 2019 Blue Hole Star Party in Wimberley, Texas showcasing one of our telescopes.

Sunset at Observatory

Sunset at Observatory

Taken by Kayley Green-Tooney. Sunset at Texas State University Observatory.

TXST Observatory by Navid Hemmati

TXST Observatory by Navid Hemmati

Image taken by Navid Hemmati at 2020 Observatory night.

Gravity Well Demo

Gravity Well Demo

Club Treasurer Evan Jellison showcasing our Gravity Well demonstration at an Austin STEM Fair

Blood Moon

Blood Moon

Taken by Evan Jellison at Texas State Observatory using a 12 inch Dobsonian telescope.

Bobcat Build 2019

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

Laser Demo

Laser Demo

Astronomy club members Matthew Hartmann and Claire Miller presenting our laser demo at an Austin STEM Fair.

Sights & Sounds Group Photo #1

Sights & Sounds Group Photo #1

Astronomy Club members at Sights & Sounds of Christmas 2019.

Sights & Sounds Group Photo #2

Sights & Sounds Group Photo #2

Astronomy Club table at Sights & Sounds of Christmas 2019.

WiSE Conference 2018

WiSE Conference 2018

Spring 2018 WiSE Conference.

Moon

Moon

Taken by Evan Jellison at the Texas State University Observatory

Dobsonian Telescope

Dobsonian Telescope

Dr. Blagoy Rangelov and president Kayley Green-Tooney presenting our 12 inch dobsonian telescope at the observatory.

2019 Blue Hole Star Party

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

Sights & Sounds Gravity Well Demo

Astronomy Club members demonstrating the gravity well at Sights & Sounds of Christmas 2019.

Jupiter

Jupiter

Taken by Matthew Hartmann.

Texas State Observatory

Texas State Observatory

The observatory is located on the roof of the Supple Science Building at Texas State University.

Moon

Moon

By Evan Jellison. Taken at Texas State University Observatory.

CONTACT US

Thanks for your interest in the Astronomy Club. Get in touch with any questions or comments regarding our work.

Address:

601 University Drive San Marcos TX United States 78666

 

601 University Drive San Marcos TX United States 78666

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Dobsonian Telescope

Dr. Blagoy Rangelov and president Kayley Green-Tooney presenting our 12 inch dobsonian telescope at the observatory.