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Program for Astronomy Education & Research

TSU's Program for Astronomy Education and Research provides students with the opportunity to undertake significant astronomical research using our 32" telescope and, through our outreach programs, shares the wonders of the universe in our planetarium and via shows that we produce.

Our observatory, located on Tarleton's Hunewell Ranch east of Stephenville, utilizes a 32" Ritchey-Chretien reflecting telescope designed and fabricated by Astronomical Consultants and Equipment of Tucson, AZ. The computer controlled, high resolution CCD imaging system ensures accurate image capture for either research or projection.

If you are interested in scheduling time to use the observatory, please email Dr. Shaukat Goderya at

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Clear Sky Chart
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