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18th Annual North Texas Skywatch Star Party

October 10, 2015

$7

The 18th Annual North Texas Skywatch Star Party will be held October 10th at Lake Mineral Wells State Park, approximately 50 miles west of Fort Worth. This very popular family friendly star party (average attendance of 300) is hosted by David Owens of Lake Mineral Wells State Park and Dr. Mike Hibbs of Tarleton State University.

The North Texas Skywatch Star Party will start at 7:00 PM and last as long as observers want to stay up. The intent is to give the residence of the North Texas a nearby meeting place and dark sky location to get together. I hope that all of those with telescopes can stay and share views through their telescopes, or knowledge of astronomy, to those wanting a chance to learn and see for the first time. The only cost is the normal State Park admission. You will be able to camp out for the night if you want. Come early and enjoy the park and have a cookout. Lake Mineral Wells State Park is about 50 miles west of Fort Worth off of HWY 180. Contact the Park for the entrance and camping fees and reservations, (940) 328-1171. Tell them you are coming to the star party.

For more information contact David Owens at the State Park, 940-328-1171 or Mike Hibbs at hibbs@tarleton.edu

Details

Date:
October 10, 2015
Cost:
$7
Event Category:

Organizer

Davis Owens / Mike Hibbs
Phone:
940-328-1171
Email:
hibbs@tarleton.edu

Venue

Lake Mineral Wells State Park
100 Park Road 71
Mineral Wells, TX 76067 United States
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Phone:
940-328-1171
Website:
http://tpwd.texas.gov/state-parks/lake-mineral-wells