CTAS PUBLIC STAR PARTY
Central Texas Astronomical Society (CTAS) will have a Star Viewing Parties for the general public and members. CTAS members will be at The Wetlands (outside Waco), on Saturday. Bring out any telescopes you have or just enjoy those set up by CTAS members. Please check this site for directions and more information on CTAS and this event.
Waco Star Parties Coordinator
Unless otherwise noted, monthly star parties are at the Lake Waco Wetlands ("WW") at 1752 Eichelberger Crossing Road.
Directions: From Interstate 35 take the Exit 330 and proceed west (toward Meridian) on Hwy. 6/Loop 340. Continue for approximately ten miles to the intersection of Hwy 6 & FM 185. Turn right onto FM 185 and continue 0.6 miles then turn left on Eichelberger Crossing Road. The Lake Waco Wetlands Research and Education Center will be 1.6 miles on your right at 1752 Eichelberger Crossing Road. [Click below for a map.
Want some ideas for objects to observe? Go to the Public Viewing Lists in our Documents Section and select the current month.
Want to know more? Click on these links:
Map to Waco Wetlands
Sky Tips to get the most out of our public star parties
Also you may contact:
Waco Wetlands -- Latitude: N 31 deg 36 min Longitude: W 97 deg 18 min
Central Texas Astronomical Society
Wetlands Star Party
2015 Waco Wetlands
Date Event Type Start Time Sunset
January 10, 2015 Star Party 6:00-8:00 pm 5:44 pm
February 14, 2015 Star Party 6:00-8:00 pm 6:15 pm
March 14, 2015 Star Party
April 11, 2015 Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm 7:55 pm
May 9, 2015 Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm 8:15 pm
June 6, 2015 Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm 8:32 pm
July 11, 2015 Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm 8:37 pm
August 8, 2015 Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm 8:20 pm
September 5, 2015 Star Party 8:00-10:00 pm 7:49 pm
October 3, 2015 Star Party 7:00-9:00 pm 7:12 pm
November 7, 2015 Star Party 6:00-8:00 pm 5:35 pm
December 5, 2015 Star Party 6:00-8:00 pm 5:25 pm