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Address: Sedona, AZ 86336
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Professional Astronomers host you for an evening of stargazing using giant...

Professional Astronomers host you for an evening of stargazing using giant telescopes and laser pointers. Chairs and blankets are provided. View Saturn, Mars, Jupiter, galaxies and more. Tours start at 8:30 p.m.

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Impressive but quiet time needed

Trevor has an amazing depth of knowledge but I would recommend not sharing so much data, such as the star catalog numbers. No one in the public attending is taking notes nor will... read more

Reviewed 19 December 2015
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Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
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27 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

We booked this during our stay in Sedona back in December. Cliff was great with communication. The day we booked had a lot of overcast so he messaged me all day to update me on whether they would cancel or not. We ended up having to cancel but he rebooked for the next day. Same thing happened and it actually... More 

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StargazingCliff, Owner at Evening Sky Tours, responded to this review

It is very unfortunate for us to get a review like this. We explained to the customer that we were having issues with our credit card processing company during the time that she requested a refund. It was an issue that lasted only 24 hrs. We acknowledge that the customer did contact us and we did end up processing a... More 

Fairfax, VA
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11 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 19 December 2015

Trevor has an amazing depth of knowledge but I would recommend not sharing so much data, such as the star catalog numbers. No one in the public attending is taking notes nor will remember. I recommend connecting to the audience with giving the group time to quietly look at the stars to find their own pattern, perhaps name it and... More 

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3 Thank DeLeslie
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Reviewed 13 November 2015

This team does a good job introducing you to the sky in the area. I do have a few tips. (1) do not bring a white flashlight. It will only ruin your night vision. You might find it handy to bring a red flashlight, but you should be fine with none at all. (2) Dress warmly. Even in autumn and... More 

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New Orleans, Louisiana
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205 reviews
34 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 100 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 October 2015

We arrived at a parking lot where there were plenty of folks to help you figure out where to park. Then a young lady split up the groups and introduced us to our guides. The guide walked us out to the field (football field?) of a local high school. I understand from the guide that the Tour company pays to... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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40 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 October 2015 via mobile

My husband and I had only one night in Sedona and instead of getting dressed up for an overpriced dinner, we decided to go on this tour. We are both very interested in astronomy but don't live anywhere where we can see the night sky so well. Our guide, Trevor, was absolutely fantastic. She was incredibly knowledgable and gave ample... More 

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Burlington, Canada
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3 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 10 May 2015

What a wonderful night! Amazing guide who pointed out Mars, Jupiter, many constellations, stars and moon! Guide met us at the parking area, took us out to the viewing area; had seats with blankets and heavy jacket waiting for us. The moon was so bright that evening, we saw moon shadows! I have never seen our shadows created by moonlight!... More 

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1 Thank 68KAR
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11 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 April 2015 via mobile

Great stuff, and not just because Sedona has an incredible night sky, which it does, but this small outfit has been doing this for years and they really have a system down. Bring warm clothes! It really gets cold at night, even with blankets,we were happy to have taken their advice and have hats and gloves. Our amateur astronomer,Rick, is... More 

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Owings Mills, Maryland
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 April 2015

We had a fabulous time star gazing. Our guide was extremely knowledgeable and helpful. We were very comfortable during the hour and a half because they provided not only chairs and blankets, but warm parkas as well. It was a night to remember.

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1 Thank Lonni B
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20 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 March 2015

My family and I went on a chilly, clear March night. They have blankets and even huge jackets for you to wear, so no problems with the cold. They also provide chairs. Our guide, David, was so knowledgeable and definitely knew what he was doing with the telescope. I hadn't seen the Milky Way in decades! We also viewed many... More 

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Phoenix, Arizona
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39 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 March 2015

I’ve always wanted to know where so many of the constellations and planets were in the sky and now I can identify a number of these on my own! Astronomer Niles was our guide and wow, he provides his own very high powered telescope to see some incredible objects such as the Leo Trio (three galaxies), Sirius, both Dippers, and... More 

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