So, we’ve done ALOT of searching with other available options and not one have we seen focused on academic professionals. Most seem to be over looking the fact that this is a rare and unique chance to actually do some serious research and observations. We have THREE (3) dedicated Academic Professional ONLY properties that we are restricting specifically ONLY to academic and astronomy or astro-physics related fields with verifiable credentials to be able to qualify for these locations.
We have selected 3 very private locations right on the path of totality on 1, and the other 2 are barely a smidge off and all 3 with at least 4 minutes of totally, the one getting the full 4:20 seconds as you can see from our pins for our general locations. We are more than happy to give private in-person and on-site tours to anyone who wants to come well before the eclipse to ensure it will suit your purpose.
This listing is for one of our Early Bird Special Academic Only VIP Package tickets at our “Pope Ranch Academic Only” location. This location sits just 2 miles east of Lake Buchanan and 10 miles west of Burnet, TX, and we have access to 1/2 Gbps HARDLINE Ethernet/fiber lines available as its a site that provides high-grade internet that we’ve acquired SPECIFICALLY for this lot, and for academic use only to allow for linking telescopes and other gear back to home campus. This listing INCLUDES access to that internet at no extra charge at all. Guests will be allowed to arrive up to 4 days before the eclipse on April 4th with RV’s or travel trailers, and spend the night the day before, or drive in early the day of. Either way is fine.
24/7 security for all properties is provided by genuine off-duty local law enforcement headed up by an active duty Sherriffs Captain and he will of course join us so interested guest can meet up front if any special security requirements are needed. We will also be allowing all guests to who do end up getting an Academic Only VIP Package will get to vote on our list of more than 100 food truck vendors and other food truck vendors and we’ll be bringing the top 5 choices up to park directly on the property so everyone has food right there as well as porta-potties.