Yoga And Stargazing
What To Expect?
Special Event Date:
When: Friday August 17 - 7:00pm (rain date 18th)
Where: Deep Sky Eye Observatory
Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours
7:00pm: Enjoy the beginner-level yoga class from one of the most beautiful sites in Quinan (meet at Deep Sky Eye Observatory). Class starts at 7:00pm. Bring a yoga mat and a refillable water bottle. While this class will not be strenuous, you will be asked to move around a bit, so wear comfortable, somewhat fitted clothing (no baggy t-shirts, etc) you enjoy being active in! The class will last approximately 1 hour long and will be done outdoors. Bring an extra layer or two to keep you warm when the sun sets. Click here to find out more about the teacher Kate Giglio
8:30pm: Refreshments will be provided.
9:00pm: Start the experience in the observatory's presentation room to learn about astronomy basics, telescopes, protecting the night sky, using a starfinder, and which celestial objects you will discover in the night sky!
Outside under the beauty of the Milky Way you will learn the basics of navigating the night sky using points of reference such as Polaris (North Star) and various constellations. Discover hidden gems in the night sky using binoculars (provided, or bring your own). It will surely spark your interest!
Then, it's back to the observatory where you will discover the beauty of the night sky through the large telescope. See planets, nebulae, and distant galaxies close up!
Cost / Payment
- Adults (Age 18+) - $50 + HST
- Payment is due upon arrival. We accept cash and all major credit cards (Visa, Mastercard, American Express)
How to Find Us
The Observatory is located at:
338 Frotten Rd
Quinan, NS B0W 3M0
In order to take part in the experience, please use the form below to reserve your seat.
Space is limited to 16 people.