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The Program for Astronomy Education and Research (PAER) at Tarleton State University will present the Spring 2011 Star Party at the Tarleton Observatory at 6:30 p.m. Friday. The 32 research scope will be operating for the evening. PAER will provide complimentary coffee and hot coco for attendees and guests.

Tarleton is hosting the biannual Star Party at the observatory on Hunewell Ranch located at 5090 CR 182 in Stephenville. The event is being held just before the time change and will not be held again until after the time changes back in the fall. Guests may enjoy a free night of exploration under the stars.