Meyer Observatory telescope

Meyer Observatory

14801 FM 182, near Clifton, TX

Photo taken at the Meyer Observatory


The stars at night, are big and bright, at the Paul and Jane Meyer Observatory deep in the heart of Texas. Featuring a 24-inch Ritchey-Chretien telescope, inside a 22 foot diameter dome, the facility is used to promote awareness of astronomy and to share the members' passion for the heavens.

Meyer Observatory visitors


Each month, they host an evening Open House at the observatory in Clifton. Visitors are introduced to astronomy, and can view the skies with both portable telescopes and the primary 24-inch telescope. They also sponsor monthly Star Parties in Hubbard.

Meyer Observatory telescope

The observatory is located at a dark sky site on a bluff near Clifton. Additional instrumentation includes assorted eyepieces and cameras for research, astrophotography, and general viewing.

For more information, including directions to the site, visit the Meyer Observatory website, or call 254-494-2000.


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