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Galaxy Quest

The summit of Mount Locke, home to McDonald Observatory, pokes into a particularly isolated patch of the rural West Texas…

McDonald Observatory Telescopes

The McDonald Observatory has nine primary research telescopes with varying capabilities and purposes. Here’s a look at some of facility’s…

Beat the Heat in West Texas

Whew-ee, it's a scorcher. Come August, I always feel sorry for those newcomers who moved to Texas from more temperate…
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