About Us

The South Plains Astronomy Club is a small group of active observers who enjoy observing under the beautifully dark west Texas skies while serenaded by coyotes and night birds.  We also have a pretty active outreach programs to local schools and Science, Technology, Engineering, and Math (STEM) outreach programs of Texas Tech University.  We’re a friendly bunch who enjoy showing newcomers the night skies and discussing the latest in space exploration.

Zodiacal light reaching up towards the zenith

Zodiacal light reaching up towards the zenith at MNWR

2012 TEXPREP star party
2012 TEXPREP star party