Starry Night: A VIP Experience
Friday, September 23rd
Friday, October 21st
8 p.m. to midnight
This event is for ages 16 and up only
Join our Director of Astronomy for an exclusive viewing of the night sky through the 36″ Gueymard Research telescope. Mingle with other enthusiasts for this private 4 hour session, as we make our way through the cosmos. View galaxies, planetary nebulas or globular star clusters – you might see Jupiter’s Red Spot, Saturn’s Rings and craters on the moon. Visit the upper deck to learn about the mythology of constellations, and how to use your planisphere so you can find your way around the universe! Capacity: 15 participants, 16 years and up only. Gift bag, snacks, water and coffee are included.
Advance ticket purchase is required via our online box office, as tickets will not be available for purchase onsite. A paper or electronic receipt is needed for entry. Visit Brazos Bend State Park’s website to purchase separate park entrance reservation.
Park Entrance fee:
The George Observatory is located within Brazos Bend State Park. Entrance fee to the Park:
Adults $7 | Children 12 and under free
**Please note that entry to Brazos Bend State Park ends at 9:30 p.m. nightly**