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Address: Santa Fe, NM 87594
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+1 505-577-7141
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Recommended length of visit: 1-2 hours
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Here in New Mexico, we still have skies that are clear and dark enough to...

Here in New Mexico, we still have skies that are clear and dark enough to explore the many fascinating jewels of the night. Our safe and secure observing site is an easy drive out of Santa Fe. Come spend an evening getting acquainted with some of nature’s most distant and beautiful creations. A giant telescope and our expert guide will spark your sense of wonder with close-up views of planets, nebulae, star clusters and distant galaxies.

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Out of this world!!

Peter is very passionate and engaging. I enjoyed how he connected the history of the area with the stars. I will definitely return with my grandson for another star adventure.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Itasca, Illinois
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Itasca, Illinois
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Peter is very passionate and engaging. I enjoyed how he connected the history of the area with the stars. I will definitely return with my grandson for another star adventure.

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Houston, Texas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Living in the suburbs I wanted to check out the night sky in the open. It certainly didn't disappoint. I could've sat in the chair all night soaking in the scenery alone. Peter was an amazing educator. I was always fascinated by how our ancestors used the stars to navigate and track the seasons. We saw great stuff through the... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Peter is passionate about astronomy and made this night under the stars an entertaining, informative experience for me and my husband! It was definitely a unique experience for a city girl who doesn't get to see the sky lit up like that very often. We got an up close look at the moon and I saw my first shooting star!... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 February 2017

Peter knows his stuff and is very nice and enthusiastic. He pointed out a lot of constellations, star clusters (like the seven sisters), and told us about interesting history. His enthusiasm is contagious and I highly recommend Astronomy Adventures!! It was a beautiful experience.

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Brick, New Jersey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

As a birthday wish we were able to attend a session of astronomy adventures in mid-November. Peter did an outstanding job explaining and demonstrating the celestial canopy. We thoroughly enjoyed ourselves in spite of the cold while coyotes yipped in the background. It was a memorable New Mexican experience we will cherish.

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Muncie, Indiana
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 November 2016

The highlight of our trip to Santa Fe (and we did a lot of cool things!) Peter is a fun and informative host. He doesn't just point the telescope at the night sky, but also provides an interesting historical context for how each object was discovered. Would highly recommend to anyone!

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Pueblo, Colorado
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016 via mobile

Very fun! Peter explains things in lay man's terms so it is understandable and very informative! We learned so much about our night sky. As you're driving out to the location it feels pretty isolated but when you get there it is beautiful! I'd your looking for something unique, this is a blast!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 November 2016

I had an incredible time! Peter invites questions, is incredibly knowledgable, and explains difficult concepts in a way anyone can understand. His enthusiasm for astronomy is evident, making the experience truly special. I cannot recommend this tour enough!

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 October 2016

Peter is so knowledgeable and has a great "delivery". The Carl Sagan of Santa Fe! If you have even the slightest interest in the night sky, this a an experience you must seek out. Thanks a million, Peter. We loved every second.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

Peter, did an outstanding job. We enjoyed the small group and the very thorough explanation of what we were looking at. The dark site was perfect. We will attend again!

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