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A combination of educational presentations and live hands-on telescope observations made this an enjoyable experience. John us a passionate and knowledgeable person who takes the time to provide an interesting experience. Jupiter and Saturn were our highlights.
Powerpoint slideshow (glitchy & pixelated) followed by an old dvd documentary, finally we were shown random stars on a computer program all from a laptop projected onto the wall in a large shed. Informative but not what we expected. Felt like we were back at...More
Good night, clear skies, saw some stripes of Jupiter, nebulae, and learned a bit about our night's sky
Our hosts John and Maryanne were helpful and informative, and made sure we had a good view of the stars and Jupiter, even with a bit of...More
I am not a huge fan of star gazing but thought we would have a look Turns out it was really interesting A small talk by John then a short video gave us a background to what we were about to see through the telescopes...More
Booked into the observatory at night for an education on the solar system by a lively gentlemen and his wife. We were astounded on the stars and constellations and galaxies we saw through some big telescopes.
What a wonderful night we had here. If you are at all interested in astronomy this iz excellent. John and Mary-Ann are wonderful hosts. John has some beautiful glasswork on display also. Cannot thank them enough for an amazing night.
It was a lovely night to enjoy the stars. John and Maryanne welcomed us to their observatory and explained how the night would run. It started just before dark with an information session (visuals and talk) on the stars and the night sky which really...More