Bucket List

Very Large Array (VLA)

Very Large Array (VLA)

One of the major sites that I’ve always wanted to visit has been the Very Large Array in New Mexico… and in the summer of 2016 I made it there!  What an incredible trip full of majestic barren scenery, incredible painted horizons and once again […]

McDonald Observatory

McDonald Observatory

My bucket list is to visit the world’s great astronomical observatories.  Since I’m in Austin, and got both my degrees from UT Austin, the first logical choice was to visit the Mcdonald Observatory in the mountains of Fort Davis, TX.  I’ve been to MCD Observatory […]

Arecibo Radio Observatory

Arecibo Radio Observatory

In June of 2016 I started my bucket list journey of visiting the world’s great telescopes. After a long tough year of teacher Geology and Astronomy I started my journey with a tropical vacation to Puerto Rico to visit the Arecibo National Radio Observatory.  For […]

The Essential Astronomer’s Bucket List

The Essential Astronomer’s Bucket List

I have a fairly unique – yet understandable – bucket list.  As an excuse to go travel to distant and remote unusual places, I have started to embark on various journeys to visit the great astronomical observatories of the world.  As I visit an observatory […]