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Werner Schmidt Observatory

210 Station Ave, Dennis-Yarmouth High Schoo, South Yarmouth, MA 02664
508-398-4765
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new york
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20 reviews 20 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2014

We were able to go on a Thursday night at 830 when they let the public visit and it could not have been better. The staff are volunteers who are extremely knowledgable and friendly. We were able to view Saturn, a huge nebula, the International Space Station, etc. etc. It is a little out of the way and the observatory... More

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Toronto, Canada
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2014

We were very pumped to be visiting the Observatory. I planned the date to make sure we were there on a date it was open (Thurs) We arrived at the school at the right time and date and kept driving around the school looking for signs as to where to go. We found nothing. There were lots of cars coming... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2012

I read that during the summer you can go here every Thursday night and look at the stars and ask questions of the astronomers. I emailed asking if this was true for September and was told sadly no, in the off Season they only meet once a month. However, I was told that if I just went out on the... More

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Concord, New Hampshire
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 6, 2011

My wife and I had a wonderful time visiting the Werner Schmidt Observatory and Cape Cod Astronomical Society during one of their recent Thursday evening star-gazing events. You can visit each Thursday. The first Thursday of the month they have a speaker in the Dennis-Yarmouth High School Library at 7:30pm followed by the star-gazing in the observatory if the weather... More

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