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Big Bend Astronomy Party – National Public Observatory
October 9, 2010 @ 12:00 am - October 11, 2010 @ 12:00 am
Sierra la Rana-National Public Observatory Big Bend Star Party
Mark your calendars now for the 1st annual Big Bend Star Party, which will take place at Sierra la Rana October 7-9, 2010. The Big Bend Star Party will be sponsored by the National Public Observatory and Sierra la Rana. The three day event will include participation from amateur astronomers from around the world, on-site camping and presentations from a number of astronomers. Saturday night, October 9, participants will be hosting a "West Texas Friendly" public star party from dusk to 11:00 p.m. More details for this three day event will be coming your way the first week of June.
In other Sierra la Rana news, 10 acres in the Astronomy Village will be available for private observatories at an affordable price. If you're interested in finding out more about this exciting opportunity, please contact Gil Bartee
Sierra la Rana in the Big Bend region of Texas is wild, pristine, abundant with wildlife and incredibly beautiful. We offer wide-open spaces, gracefully rolling hills, steep canyons, lush meadows, beautiful valleys and stars from horizon to horizon. Our home sites have been planned to minimize impact on the natural beauty of the property.
On this magnificent 11,600-acre ranch you will experience tranquility and nature like never before. More species of wildlife and plants are found in Big Bend Country than anywhere else in the Southwestern U.S. The variety of scenic landscapes, wilderness and beautiful southwestern style homes provides unparalleled beauty.
Plan your visit today and take advantage of our offer to stay at our ranch and enjoy our food and lodging.