The McDonald Observatory & Marfa TX

We’ve been listening to Stardate from the McDonald Observatory for decades, and today we finally made the pilgrimage.  The 3+ hour tour gave us an up-close view of the famed telescopes, and we had the good fortune of having an excellent tour guide who was joined by an astronomer who had just arrived from Europe for a three week stay.

We headed to Marfa for lunch and a quick peek at the Chinati Foundation, which deserves another visit when we have more time.  img_4938

I’m posting this from the Marfa Public Library (closing in minutes), which has these words of wisdom from Dr. Suess displayed on the wall.

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