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Astronomy Adventures

Santa Fe, NM 87594
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Peter's Enthusiasm for the Sky is Infectious

The one cloudy day on our trip to Santa Fe just so happened to be the day we booked Astronomy... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Allan P
Phenomenal look at the stars!

WOW!! This was one of the highlights of our trip to Santa Fe. Peter is knowledgeable and able to... read more

Reviewed 11 March 2018
Farmgirl11032062
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Here in New Mexico, we still have skies that are clear and dark enough to explore the many fascinating jewels of the night. Our safe and secure observing site is an easy drive out of Santa Fe. Come spend an evening getting acquainted with some of nature’s most distant and beautiful creations. A giant telescope and our expert guide will spark your sense of wonder with close-up views of planets, nebulae, star clusters and distant galaxies.
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“warming hut” (13 reviews)
“star clusters” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
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Santa Fe, NM 87594
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"his enthusiasm"
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"dress warmly"
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"city lights"
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"unique adventure"
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Reviewed 1 week ago

The one cloudy day on our trip to Santa Fe just so happened to be the day we booked Astronomy Adventures. Sounds like a drag, right? Far from it. Peter was able to take even the smallest facts about stars and paint a fascinating picture...More

Thank Allan P
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Reviewed 11 March 2018 via mobile

WOW!! This was one of the highlights of our trip to Santa Fe. Peter is knowledgeable and able to share his love of astronomy with others. When he said that the stars that we look at today are the same stars that our grandparents, and...More

Thank Farmgirl11032062
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Reviewed 27 February 2018

Star gazing from a “dark site” about 30 minutes from the Santa Fe Plaza. Peter is a park ranger by day and is an excellent educator. He made our visit informative and fun. He learned everyone’s name, which was a nice touch. His driving instructions...More

Thank SWSal
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

This was such an amazing experience! Peter is a very knowledgeable, fun, and enthusiastic guide to the night sky of New Mexico. His astronomy tour is not to be missed! He does a great job making sure everyone in the group gets individual attention, and...More

Thank LenaHull
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Reviewed 23 January 2018

What a wonder awaits if you spend a couple of hours with Peter exploring the stars and what lies beyond. I have been to observatories and Planetariums before. This is nothing like that. This is a hands on, eyes in telescope and learning adventure. Peter...More

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Reviewed 14 January 2018

My grandmother brought us to Astronomy Adventures, and let me just say, there is nothing more beautiful than a New Mexico night sky. Peter is a wonderful guide through the wonders of the universe, and I never thought I would get to stargaze like that!...More

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Reviewed 3 January 2018

My husband and our sons (14 & 10), attended Peter's adventure in December - it was cold - but so much fun. he does have a shed (clean & new) with a floor heater for those that can't handle the cold. Peter has a vast...More

1  Thank N5894SAmichelleb
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Reviewed 11 December 2017 via mobile

We were excited to do some star gazing in NM and this did not disappoint. Peter has a great set-up with warming hut and porta potty and tons of knowledge to share. We had great visibility and Peter told stories and had explanations and great...More

Thank cab6500
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Reviewed 10 December 2017

I attended this with my mother during a visit to Albuquerque on the recommendation of other family members. It really was a great experience, the kind that helps to put things in perspective. There was about an hour drive from the city to the "dark...More

Thank ufcarter
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Reviewed 26 November 2017

Really the highlight of our visit to Santa Fe - and there were a lot of things that could have been. Peter is a wonderful teacher. We are astronomy novices and it was presented in a way that made it entertaining and informative. And the...More

Thank MattRJ1234
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Sunglasses54
14 November 2017|
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Response from AstroAdvs | Property representative |
hard to say precisely without knowing where you are starting the drive from. Also, please remember that traffic or road conditions may be a factor. Generally though expect 35-45 minutes from central Santa Fe. About 1-1.25... More
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Eric R
18 April 2016|
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Response from AstroAdvs | Property representative |
Plan on 1.5 to 2 hours from the scheduled start time. Actual tour length can vary due to group size, questions to address and viewing conditions. I don't mind if people leave 'early'
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72laurasn
1 February 2016|
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Response from mthomas03 | Reviewed this property |
restroom facilities are a porta potty. Also it can get quite cold. There is a shed to warm up in but you miss the stars.
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