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:
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.