The University of Texas Department of Astronomy and McDonald Observatory sponsor several public outreach programs. These programs are designed to educate the public about astronomy through public telescope nights, lectures, and reading materials. 

Public Viewing on UT Campus Telescopes | Skywatchers Report | Skywatchers Report Archives

McDonald Observatory Visitor Information | StarDate Magazine and Radio

Meteorite Identification | Telescope Buying Guide

Special Events | Helpful Links

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