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RedRock Astronomy

2476 Spanish Valley Dr, Moab, UT 84532-3427
+1 435-210-0066
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Engaging and educational, worth the late night

Alex has a passion for astronomy and teaching and it shines. This was not just a viewing event, but... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jennifer S
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Woodinville, Washington, United States
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Stimulating, challenging, and more astronomy (not constellations)

Very unique outing and a nice change of pace from biking, 4x4, hiking and the heat of the day to... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Jerry R
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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, & other breathtaking celestial sights with his high-powered telescopes and learning tools. Groups from 2-40, young & old alike, can share in this spectacular stargazing experience. Daytime solar viewing also available.
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  • Average3%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible0%
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2476 Spanish Valley Dr, Moab, UT 84532-3427
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago 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

Thank Jennifer S
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

1  Thank Jerry R
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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

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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

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

Thank SRQJamie
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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

Thank patricia19402016
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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

Thank Tracy M
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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

1  Thank pluskon
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Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

My friend and I had a wonderful night. I had never looked through a telescope before. Impossible to imagine can that you can see something 35 million light years away. Jupiter and it's moons were awesome . Alex is personable & explains what you are...More

Thank Kathleen K
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Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

During a long week of hiking and exploring my adult brother and I reserved a night of stargazing through Redrock Astronomy. Our guide Alex prepared us and led us to a remote spot in the parks where our group of about 10 set up in...More

Thank Erik J
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Reviewed 24 April 2018 via mobile

We had a great experience. We were all wowed by what we saw and learned so much. We went with two adults and three kids, ages 10, 8 and 4. We all learned so much about the night sky and left inspired to learn more....More

3  Thank Tara R
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cpavey122017
25 April 2018|
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Response from NormaJean84532 |
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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Renee P
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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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