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Deep Sky Eye Observatory

Closed Now: 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
Open today: 7:00 p.m. - 12:00 a.m.
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Great evening had by all!

Had a great evening here, Tim and Brenda did an awesome job explaining the night sky to us and... read more

Reviewed October 8, 2018
Dr X
Closer to the stars than you've ever been

I loved everything about this. Tim's story is an incredible one - he was told at a very young age... read more

Reviewed September 11, 2018
Misch W
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Have you seen the Milky Way? The Rings of Saturn? The spiral arms of distant galaxies? Come and discover the night sky the way it was meant to be seen from the dark skies of Quinan, NS. Located only 24 minutes from Yarmouth NS in North America's...more
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338 Frotten Rd, South Quinan, Nova Scotia B0W 3M0, Canada
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Reviewed October 8, 2018

Had a great evening here, Tim and Brenda did an awesome job explaining the night sky to us and answered everyone questions without hesitation. The dark skies in the area certainly make a difference when outside and give you that "WOW" factor when looking at...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Reviewed September 18, 2018 via mobile

We thoroughly enjoyed our evening at the Deep Sky Observatory. It is run by Tim with help from at least one brother. It was their annual Night Sky presentation and all the elements were there to make this a great evening, ... but it needs...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 11, 2018

I loved everything about this. Tim's story is an incredible one - he was told at a very young age he would never be able to see the way everyone around him could. Multiple years and surgeries on his eyes later and that's still true...More

Date of experience: September 2018
Thank Misch W
Reviewed September 6, 2018 via mobile

My mom and I visited Deep Sky last night and we had such a great evening. We live close by and thought we had to take advantage of such a cool experience offered basically in our backyards! It was a perfectly clear night. Tim's personal...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 5, 2018

Amazing view of the dark sky full of stars. Seeing Saturn through the telescope was an experience of my life. Tim who is the guide is so passionate about his observatory and very knowledgeable. The road to the observatory is very curvy and take extra...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed September 4, 2018 via mobile

Had a perfect night for the observatory. Tim's passion is evident and infectious. I appreciated that he feels strongly about the importance of combatting light pollution and teaching about our sky. Very impressive to have such facility here in Nova Scotia.

Date of experience: September 2018
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Reviewed August 31, 2018

I placed a reservation back in February, 2018, via the online reservation system for a planned trip in August of this year. I moved things around on said trip to accommodate an extra evening to partake in this activity, with the understanding it could be...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Timothy D, Owner at Deep Sky Eye Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded September 4, 2018

Dear World T. My sincere apologies for the scheduling mixup. Of the three years, we've been offering this program, this is the first time we've had a conflict such as this. We have since corrected the scheduling problem. Sadly your name was somehow missed for...More

Reviewed August 21, 2018

What a night! My 11 year old grandson and his Mom and his Grampy and I had such a wonderful experience. We saw the heavens in the telescope and by looking at the sky that were always just pictures in books - Now they are...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Timothy D, Owner at Deep Sky Eye Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you and I am very happy you enjoyed yourselves. It was a pleasure meeting all of you! See you again soon!

Reviewed August 13, 2018

The Deep Sky Eye Observartory is a hidden gem in Yarmouth, N.S. We recommend this wonderful experience to anyone and everyone. Tim, the owner is an amazing speaker and very knowledgeable about his profession, Astronomy. We enjoyed it so much my husband told Comfort Inn...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Timothy D, Owner at Deep Sky Eye Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you for the kind review and I hope to see you all again soon!

Reviewed August 13, 2018 via mobile

My girlfriend and I recently visited the Dark Sky Eye Observatory after hearing about it from some family members. The first thing I thought of when I heard about it was “there’s an observatory outside of Yarmouth?”. But we were very glad we were told...More

Date of experience: August 2018
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Timothy D, Owner at Deep Sky Eye Observatory, responded to this reviewResponded August 26, 2018

Thank you for the great review. Hope to see you all again!

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