Tag Archives: Dark Skies

For Astronomers’ Sake, Some Drillers Cut Their Lights

FORT DAVIS — As a cool breeze blew across the 6,800-foot mountain that Coyne Gibson stood on, he gazed at a night sky dotted with constellations, planets and meteors — all visible to the naked eye, thanks to the surrounding … Continue reading

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Texas “Fireball” Spotted at McDonald Observatory

Last Saturday, people across Texas reported seeing a massive ball of light streak across the night sky just before 9 pm. Reports of a massive, greenish-yellow streak of light poured in from San Antonio to Houston, from Terlingua to Midland-Odessa. … Continue reading

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