2024-03-28

South Plains Astronomy Club

Observing Under The Dark West Texas Skies

FFAT Sidewalk Astronomy

LUHCA Patio 511 Avenue K, Lubbock, TX, United States

Join us for sidewalk astronomy at the First Friday Art Trail on the LHUCA patio!

Free

Total Solar Eclipse

For Texas, the partial eclipse starts at roughly 12:25 pm. Totality occurs at roughly 1:40-1:43...

Free

Ransom Canyon

The Meadow at Ransom Canyon 40 West Lakeshore Drive, Lubbock, TX, United States

Join us for our monthly public star party under the dark skies at Ransom Canyon's Meadow. Please note that we may cancel the event for clouds, precipitation, or high winds.

Free

Monthly Meeting

St. John's UMC 6501 University Avenue, Lubbock, TX, United States

The South Plains Astronomy Club will hold our monthly meeting at St John’s United Methodist Church at 15th and University at 7-12 pm. Use the left door of the front courtyard near the brick and benches.
If you can’t attend in person, we usually hold a hybrid in-person and Zoom meeting. Contact us if you want us to include you in the Zoom email.

Our meeting is open to the public and kid friendly. Visitors are welcome to join in the fun!

Our meeting starts with a short business meeting and then proceeds to the presentation. Our topics vary from observing and scope choice to space exploration and just about anything in between. Our presentations page has some examples.

Free

Monthly Meeting

St. John's UMC 6501 University Avenue, Lubbock, TX, United States

The South Plains Astronomy Club will hold our monthly meeting at St John’s United Methodist Church at 15th and University at 7-13 pm. Use the left door of the front courtyard near the brick and benches.
If you can’t attend in person, we usually hold a hybrid in-person and Zoom meeting. Contact us if you want us to include you in the Zoom email.

Our meeting is open to the public and kid friendly. Visitors are welcome to join in the fun!

Our meeting starts with a short business meeting and then proceeds to the presentation. Our topics vary from observing and scope choice to space exploration and just about anything in between. Our presentations page has some examples.

Free

Please note that our outdoor events are weather-dependent.  We may cancel events for wind, rain, clouds, and fog.  If the sky isn’t clear, please check our FB page or website for weather updates.