The Biggest Astronomy Event in Southeast Texas!

George Observatory

Due to renovations, the George Observatory will not be available for Astronomy Day 2019. Instead, Astronomy Day will be held at the Insperity Observatory in Humble, about 30 minutes northeast of Houston.


Join us for a day filled with astronomical fun! Astronomy Day will be held on Saturday, October 5th, 2019 from 3:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m. at the Insperity Observatory, located in Humble. See the map in the left sidebar for more help with directions to the observatory.

The Annual Astronomy Day event offers numerous activities for adults and kids of all ages:
  • Indoor and Outdoor Presentations starting at 3:00 p.m.
  • Safe Solar Observing of Sunspots and Prominences
  • Telescopes to View the Night Skies
  • Face Painting and Astronomy Buttons for the Kids
  • Advice on How to Get Started in Astronomy
  • How to Purchase and Use Telescopes
  • Free Material on Astronomy and Deep Space exploration
  • Meet Amateur Astronomers from Local Astronomy Clubs
  • Indoor Displays

Astronomy Day at the Insperity Observatory at Humble ISD is made possible by the combined efforts of numerous astronomy clubs and organizations in the area, including the Fort Bend Astronomy Club, Houston Astronomical Society, Astronomical Society of South East Texas, Johnson Space Center Astronomical Society, North Houston Astronomy Club, Huntsville Amateur Astronomy Society, George Observatory/Houston Museum of Natural Science, Houston Community College, NASA Johnson Space Center, The Lunar & Planetary Institute, NASA's Night Sky Network, Land Sea & Sky, and many others.

The Astronomy Day event is free to the public.

For more information visit the Insperity Observatory website.

We look forward to seeing you at the 2019 Houston Astronomy Day!

 

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Many thanks to Mark Holdsworth for hosting the Astronomy Day website.