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What To Expect?

Special Event Date: Friday July 28 - 7:00pm Rain Date: July 29

Where:  Deep Sky Eye Observatory

Duration: Approximately 3-4 hours

Yoga Class

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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 7pm. 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 Joe Giglio

Snack Time

8:00pm: Refreshments will be provided. 

Stargazing

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! 

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Registration

Cost / Payment

  • Adults (Age 18+) - $50 (HST included)
  • 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

Email: tim@deepskyeye.com

Phone: 902-648-2723

Booking

In order to take part in the experience, please use the form below to reserve your seat. 
Space is limited to 16 people.