Barbara Wilson, veteran observer dies

Barbara Wilson, veteran observer dies

Barbara Wilson (71) died peacefully in Houston on September 24, 2019.

Barbara was a world-renowned Deep Sky Observer, served as a volunteer at TSP (Board of Directors, emcee), a leader at George Observatory, Houston Astronomical Society, and Fort Bend Astronomy Club.

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New Book! The Omega Centauri Award

New Book! The Omega Centauri Award

Read a 37 year history of recipients in our 2019 edition of The Omega Centauri Award, by Daniel & Rebeca Roy

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See you May 17-24, 2020!

See you May 17-24, 2020!

The 42nd Annual Texas Star Party will be hosted on the magnificent Prude Ranch, a 3500 acre mile-high ranch located six miles northwest of Fort Davis on Highway 118… 12 miles on the same road from McDonald Observatory.

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New! TSP Sponsors!

New!  TSP Sponsors!

Find out about TSP Sponsors
…and how to become one!

Thank our 2019 TSP Sponsors Hubble Optics and Sky-Watcher for their support!

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Emergency?

Emergency?

Be prepared, when coming to our unique but remote location!

Medical attention, fire and other hazards. Communications and helping others.

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Don Garland, TSP Pioneer dies at 63

Don Garland, TSP Pioneer dies at 63

Don Garland was instrumental in bringing TSP to Prude Ranch in 1982, and was a lead organizer for many years

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See TSP 2016 Photos Now!

See TSP 2016 Photos Now!

Star Trek DayTrek-a-thon! The Gathering
 
ATM Entries
ATM Mirror Making Workshop

 
And great 2016 videos!!

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Paid Workers Needed!

Paid Workers Needed!

Earn money, housing, meals, and TSP Registration!
 
We need a Bathhouse Cleaner, and a
coordinator for AstroLearn Workshop.

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Did You Know…?

Did You Know…?

– 1/3 of TSP Attendees are over the age of 65?
– Under age 40? Just 6% of TSP attendees!
– 25% are between age 40-55
– 34% are between age 56-64

Introduce someone under age 30 to astronomy TODAY!

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Jim Trees Dies

Jim Trees Dies

Jim Trees has been our front-gate “sheriff” since 1997 until he retired 3 years ago. He will surely be missed!

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