Mineral Wells Index, Mineral Wells, TX

October 4, 2013

17th Annual North Texas Skywatch Amateur Astronomer’s Star Party


Mineral Wells Index

— Lake Mineral Wells State Park will host, Saturday, starting at 5 p.m., the 17th Annual North Texas Skywatch Amateur Astronomer’s Star Party, designed for amateur astronomers to get together and share ideas and experiences, learn new techniques, swap equipment and observe in a dark sky location.

There will be a beginner’s astronomy slide presentation at sunset. All park visitors are welcome to attend.  This event is a great opportunity for beginners to learn about astronomy and to have a chance to see the night sky through a wide variety of telescopes. Event leaders: Owens and Michael Hibbs, Associate Professor at Tarleton State University.