The Sentinel of the Caprock Observatory is a small private observatory located on the Texas High Plains near Lubbock, Texas.
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Big changes are coming that will affect SOCO! A dark sky site with pristine observing conditions has been acquired for the establishment of a new Astronomy Campus that will support several observatories. See the SOCO Blog for details.
Welcome to the SOCO Website! Check the News section for the latest additions to the web site and the Blog section for stories about the latest image acquisitions. The Image Gallery now contains over 125 images of deep-sky objects.
IMAGE OF THE MONTH
NGC 1973, the "Running Man Nebula" in Orion.




LAST UPDATED
February 2017

Questions or comments? Email SOCO@cat-star.org