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Hudnall Planetarium

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"Hudnall Planetarium, located off the south wing of the Pirtle Technology Builging, hosts special shows on astronomy and provides educational tours and special projects for thousands of East Texas school children each year. Constructed in 1963, The Hudnall Planetarium boasts a 30-foot diameter, domed theater, seating for 100, an exhibit area, and an assortment of telescopes, including a new solar telescope. Each year the Hudnall Planetarium serves between 15,000 and 20,000 school children, college students, and East Texas adults. In association with the East Texas Astronomical Society, the Planetarium also hosts Star Parties for astronomy enthusiasts."

 

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