Frequently asked questions
Where are your meetings held?
Our meetings are held via Zoom conference at 5:30 PM every Wednesday of the school semester.
Where is the observatory?
The observatory is located atop the Supple Science building 4th floor. To get to the observatory take the elevator to the 4th floor, turn left and you'll see signs pointing to the stairs up to the observatory.
Do you have club dues?
Yes. Our club dues are $10 for 1 semester or $15 for 2 semesters.
Can anyone visit the observatory?
Yes! Every Wednesday during the school semester we open up the observatory for public viewing hours, you don't have to be a student to attend! We also open up the observatory the first Friday of every month during the school semester for Family Nights, another form of public viewing hours.
Do I have to be a physics or STEM major to join?
No, the Astronomy Club is open to all majors/minors who share an interest in astronomy.
Who can I contact about the club or where do i go to join?
Contact any of the officers! Visit our "officers" page under "About" for any contact information. to find out more about the club, visit the website and just send an email to say you want to join or attend a meeting!
Is the Observatory only for Texas State students?
No, everyone and everyone you know is welcome! Visit our calendar tab for information about when we will be there.
I have class during meetings, but I'm still interested. What can I do?
Observatory nights, Family nights, star parties, and movie nights are all options that don't typically fall during class times.
Do you teach how to use personal telescopes?
Yes! depending on how busy observation nights (Wednesday) are, Family Nights may be a better one on one lesson, however any night we will love to help out!
Can I attend the observatory without attending the club?
Yes, please come enjoy the stars with us, the club is here in case you have extra interest/time.
How can I be added to canvas?
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