Get McDonald Observatory on Your iPhone!

The free University of Texas iPhone app now provides frequently updated information from McDonald Observatory and StarDate. Users can read up on the latest research from McDonald, see a photo gallery of the observatory, and get information on visiting (including an interactive map and driving directions). Users can also find out how to join the Friends of McDonald, and share that information with others directly via the app.

Additionally, users can hear dozens of StarDate radio podcasts (excluding the current day’s show), see what's in the latest issue of StarDate magazine, and get weekly skywatching information from StarDate Online. A guide to the constellations is included. The app also connect users with StarDate and McDonald Observatory's social media sites on Facebook, Twitter, and YouTube.

In addition to McDonald Observatory, other sections in the app include UT news, videos, a calendar of campus events, Longhorn sports information, an interactive campus map, a searchable directory of UT students, faculty and staff, and more.

The app is compatible with iPhone and iPod Touch
running OS 3.1.2 or higher.

To get the app, visit:

Support is available at:

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