This Rural Mississippi Observatory Offers Some Of The Best Nighttime Views In The State
Since Mississippi is mostly rural, there are plenty of places to do some stargazing. However, no place quite compares to the Rainwater Observatory. Not only is it the state’s largest observatory, but it’s located in one of the last remaining dark pockets in the southeastern United States. Take a look:
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For more information, call (662) 547-7283. You can also visit the Rainwater Observatory website.
Address: 6810 MS-413, French Camp, MS, 39745
This isn’t the only place that offers great views. Read about another here.
Though Daniella was born in New York and has lived in a couple of other states, Mississippi has been her home for the past 25 years. After graduating from the University of Southern Mississippi, Daniella began to hone her writing skills through various internships, working for The Royal Obsession and Anatomie clothing. In the years since, she’s had the privilege of having her articles appear in several publications, such as Parents & Kids Magazine and Girl Meets Strong. She’s also had the honor of interviewing actress Sela Ward for The Mississippi Arts and Entertainment Experience.
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