Orion Circle

Members of the Orion Circle and Orion Supernova contribute at the $500 or $1,000 level and meet once a year for a special, invitation-only festival in West Texas, hosted by the McDonald Observatory Director Taft Armandroff.

The Orion Festival is scheduled for Saturday, October 5, 2019. Registration for this event will open in August. Stay tuned for more details or contact us at 512-475-8843 to learn more. 

Event Schedule

Registration at the Frank Bash Visitor Center 2 p.m.

Science Talks & Activities 2:30 - 5 p.m.

Reception and Dinner 5 - 7 p.m.

Private, Guided Telescope Viewing 7:30 - 11:30 p.m.

To do the most you can to improve science education nationwide — and to gain access to the most current Observatory news and events — become an Orionid today.