Over 2,000 Stars Are Visible To The Naked Eye At Big Bend National Park In Texas
If you’ve ever driven through the West Texas desert, you know just how remote it truly is. What most people don’t understand is that it’s not only one of the most isolated places in our state, but in the entire world. Boasting some of the darkest skies on earth, Big Bend affords visitors the opportunity to see more than 2,000 stars with the naked eye.
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Katie Lawrence is a Southeast Texas native who graduated 18th in her high school class with a GPA of 4.25. She attended college in the Houston area and changed her major twice (psychology, computer science, and finally criminal justice) before taking a leap of faith and dropping out to pursue a career in freelance writing.
Today, Katie writes for the Texas and Arizona pages of OnlyInYourState.com and has never been more passionate about a job before. Outside of work, you can likely find her curled up on the sofa with a hot cup of coffee, watching a crime TV show or scary movie.
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