This Little-Known Observatory In Texas Has One Of The Nation’s Largest Telescopes

When we think about observatories in Texas, Fort Davis immediately comes to mind. After all, the remote Big Bend Area has some of our state’s darkest skies. It isn’t always feasible to pack up and trek out into the desert, but luckily, we don’t have to. There’s another observatory just outside of Houston with views comparable to the middle of nowhere. Check it out:

You’ll find George Observatory at 21901 FM 762, Needville, TX 77461. For more dark skies in Texas, check out The International Dark Sky Park In Texas That’s Absolutely Gleaming With Stars.

Have you ever visited this amazing place? Are there any other observatories in Texas we should know about?