The Inauguration of the

Dr. Cristina V. Torres Memorial Astronomical Observatory



  • The inauguration will coincide with a variety of sky observing, science shows and exhibits.

  • Bring your own telescopes or binoculars to observe along with the observatory instruments.

  • Attendance is free and open to the public.

  • For more information, contact the Center for Gravitational Wave Astronomy at (---) --------.

  • If you are interested in participating in a booth exhibit, please fill out this form.


  • Sky observing with the newly-inaugurated CTMO observatory and with its seven telescopes

  • Planetarium show

  • Physics circus by UTRGV students

  • Science booths and demonstrations

  • Lunar and Martian meteorites

  • Food trucks from The Broken Sprocket


Where: Resaca de la Palma State Park

              1000 New Carmen Avenue

              Brownsville, TX 78520

When:  Saturday, May 5, 2018

              6:00 pm