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This was a fun way to spend an evening on our recent trip to Moab. It gets chilly at night (even... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
ACautiousAdventurer
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Bethlehem, United States
Family vacation to see the stars AND the red rock

Alex was genuinely interested in helping us all learn more about his interest in the heavens. It... read more

Reviewed 13 September 2018
SendGoodBeer
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Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, United States
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Don't miss your opportunity to view Moab and the surrounding area in its unique dark sky setting. SEE the stars & planets as you have never seen them before! COME ALONG with Alex as he shows you faraway galaxies, glittering star clusters, nebulae...more
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 28 October 2017

The week before arriving at Moab, I found Red Rock Astronomy while searching for a good place to stargaze. After reading the reviews, we decided to add this to our itinerary and it was worth it. Alex, our astronomer, not only had use at the...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed 25 October 2014

I was surprised by how indifferent Alex was to the common interest of his audience in identifying constellations or looking at familiar objects through a telescope. He said the differences in cultural names and origins prevented him from discussing constellations. Really? So share some cultural...More

6  Thank Egrtraveler
AlexinMoab, Owner at RedRock Astronomy, responded to this reviewResponded 28 October 2014

I welcome when someone makes a comment such as this every few years as it give me an opportunity to explain what type of program I offer. My program is intended for all age groups as educational, but also designed to be entertaining as well....More

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This was a fun way to spend an evening on our recent trip to Moab. It gets chilly at night (even in June) and I recommend you bring sweatshirts and even gloves and a hat. The milky way was amazing to see with our naked...More

1  Thank ACautiousAdventurer
Reviewed 13 September 2018 via mobile

Alex was genuinely interested in helping us all learn more about his interest in the heavens. It was clear from the outset that he was extremely knowledgeable and keenly anxious to share what he knows. We feel very grateful that we had an exceptional night...More

1  Thank SendGoodBeer
Reviewed 19 August 2018 via mobile

My wife and I have been on an astronomy tour before. It’s something we love. Alex does an outstanding job and brings the night sky to life. Groups are small so everyone has time with the telescope. The best thing is that Alex only does...More

2  Thank Tim P
Reviewed 2 July 2018 via mobile

Alex has a passion for astronomy and teaching and it shines. This was not just a viewing event, but a small group interactive star experience that all levels of prior astronomy knowledge (and ages) enjoyed. His impressive telescope zeroed in on both close planets and...More

2  Thank Jennifer S
Reviewed 1 July 2018

Very unique outing and a nice change of pace from biking, 4x4, hiking and the heat of the day to chill out and get to learn more about astronomy, telescopes, and 'The Big Dipper'. Alex is great about setting up expectations-- this is not pointing...More

2  Thank Jerry R
Reviewed 27 June 2018

Our first stargazing experience was a memorable one! Alex is an outstanding guide - patient, knowledgeable, and entertaining. Small group (about 8 or so) which made for an intimate, personal experience. Alex answered all our questions and we never felt rushed. We saw amazing things...More

2  Thank Goooose
Reviewed 19 June 2018

As part of a family vacation we were looking for other things to do besides rafting and horseback riding and found Alex's website through a Google search. Alex was upfront and honest about what to expect. He even said if they skies aren't clear he...More

1  Thank SRQJamie
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Signed up for this tour on a whim, not really that interested in astronomy. What a delightful surprise. Alex is extremely knowledgeable and a born teacher. By the end of the evening I had seen things I had only heard about on "Star Trek" and...More

1  Thank patricia19402016
Reviewed 10 June 2018 via mobile

This was an excellent, informative, educational tour of the skies. Alex took us to a spot not far from Moab that was dark and one could see the stars so well. He was very knowledgeable about astronomy and the telescope was awesome. Our 10 and...More

1  Thank Tracy M
Reviewed 9 June 2018

I took my Dad for his birthday and the experience did not disappoint. First of all, Moab is an exceptional location for stargazing. The night we went was clear and we could see bright stars everywhere, literally from horizon to horizon, across the entire sky....More

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cpavey122017
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Yes! Call 435.210.0066 for trip availability after 10:00 a.m. MDT!
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Response from HeidiWills | Reviewed this property |
Our experience parallels ColumbusAnonymous. We followed Alex out of Moab about 15 - 20 minutes on the road to Canyonlands. It wasn’t too far up. There were other star gazers there. I think it’s “the spot,” away from light... More
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Response from PJWEK | Reviewed this property |
The meet location is a well lit parking lot (with restrooms) midway between downtown Moab and the entrance to Arches National Park. The meet time depends on sunset & weather (on my Oct trip it was 7:30PM). Reservations are... More
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