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Address: Km 23,, Marsa Shagara, Marsa Alam, Egypt
Phone Number: 01222309142
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Exceptionally Dark skies, wonderful experience

We visited the desert twice with Karen for a tour. The skies were exceptionally dark seeing objects you could not easily see from Europe. Karen was very helpful with her 16... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 20, 2015
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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Bristol, England, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2015

We visited the desert twice with Karen for a tour. The skies were exceptionally dark seeing objects you could not easily see from Europe. Karen was very helpful with her 16" dobson, spotting deep space objects we have not seen before while our daughter slept under the skies.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2013

Very informative presentation by an astronomer with a laser pointer, a projector and a powerful telescope, white you are laid on your back on a mat in the middle of nowhere! Excellent,

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