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TX Astrotourism

Astrotourism in Texas

Enjoy astronomy in the state of Texas. Go visit a planetarium, space museum, observatory, space tech factory, space port, dark sky park, or attend a star party!

Notable planetariums in TX

These are largest and most notable - also see all planetariums in Texas.

      1. Venue
      2. Site/City
      1. Commerce Planetarium
      2. Commerce
      1. Moody Planetarium
      2. Lubbock


    Space museums in TX

        1. Name
        2. Location
        1. Johnson Space Center
        2. Houston
        1. Space Center Houston
        2. Houston


      Notable observatories in TX

      These are largest and most notable - also see all observatories in Texas.

          1. Name
          2. Location
          1. Hobby-Eberly Telescope
          2. Mt. Fowlkes
          1. McDonald Observatory
          2. Mt. Locke


        Space tech factories in TX

            1. Name
            2. Location
            1. Corn Ranch
            2. Van Horn


          Dark sky sites in TX

          Also see all dark sky sanctuaries and parks.

              1. Name
              2. Location
              1. Big Bend National Park
              2. Alpine
              1. Big Bend Ranch State Park
              2. Presidio
              1. Copper Breaks State Park
              2. Quanah
              1. Enchanted Rock State Natural Area
              2. Fredericksburg
              1. South Llano River State Park
              2. Junction
              1. Devils River State Natural Area
              2. Del Rio
              1. UBarU Camp and Retreat Center
              2. Mountain Home


            Spaceports in TX

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                1. Name
                2. Location
                1. SpaceX Boca Chica
                2. Boca Chica
                1. Corn Ranch
                2. Van Horn
                1. Midland Spaceport
                2. Midland
                1. Houston Spaceport
                2. Houston


              Meteor craters in TX

              These are the major meteor impact crater sites you can visit. Also see all meteor crates.

                  1. Crater name
                  2. Diameter
                  1. Marquez crater
                  2. 12.
                  1. Odessa crater
                  2. 0.2
                  1. Sierra Madera crater
                  2. 13