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Address: 2476 Spanish Valley Drive, Moab, UT 84532
Phone Number: 435-210-0066
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Description: Don't miss your opportunity to view Moab and the surrounding area in its...
Don't miss your opportunity to view Moab and the surrounding area in its unique dark sky setting. SEE the stars & planets as you have never seen them before! COME ALONG with Alex as he shows you faraway galaxies, glittering star clusters, nebulae, & other breathtaking celestial sights with his high-powered telescopes and learning tools. Groups from 2-40, young & old alike, can share in this spectacular stargazing experience. Daytime solar viewing also available.
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Alex the owner / guide was very professional and knowledgeable. We drive to a secluded area near Dead Horse State Park, with his high powered Telescope. Extremely educational... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 26, 2015
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Miami, Florida
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW

Alex the owner / guide was very professional and knowledgeable. We drive to a secluded area near Dead Horse State Park, with his high powered Telescope. Extremely educational. I truly will never look at the stars and galaxy the same. The night sky was breath taking. I never imagined seeing Nebula, galaxies, Jupiter with such clarity. Worth the experience. My... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015 NEW via mobile

We did this astronomy evening on our first night of our week-long vacation in Moab. Worth every penny and my 14 yr old son thought it was amazing to see so many stars, galaxies, and planets. Alex was very informative and had a great sense of humor. His knowledge of the stars and local history was impressive. His equipment was... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015 NEW

This was so much fun to see and to think that you can look at this anytime and enjoy the idea of the history of it.

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Denver, Colorado
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 6, 2014

Redrock astronomy did a great job with the tour. Alex was a great guide, very informative and entertaining. We have done this twice now, I do like the location north of town better than the location south of town. There was less traffic going by at the north location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 27, 2014

My kids are learning about astronomy in school and I'm glad that Alex made time for us. His quality telescope was neat to use and the evening was informative.

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Colorado Springs, Colorado, United States
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2014

Red Rock Astronomy did a program for our group event in Moab and it was really fun to look at the stars and learn about Astronomy. Thanks for the great program.

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New York City, New York, USA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2014

Seeing the dark skies of Utah is amazing..adding a little bit of information makes it super amazing...my biggest beef is that the location was just off a road with lots of cars and too much "viewing" of less interesting stuff...still it was fun

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Grand Rapids, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed October 24, 2014 via mobile

I was surprised by how indifferent Alex was to the common interest of his audience in identifying constellations or looking at familiar objects through a telescope. He said the differences in cultural names and origins prevented him from discussing constellations. Really? So share some cultural differences with us already. If you are truly interested in seeing nebula and distant galaxies,... More 

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AlexinMoab, Owner at RedRock Astronomy, responded to this review

I welcome when someone makes a comment such as this every few years as it give me an opportunity to explain what type of program I offer. My program is intended for all age groups as educational, but also designed to be entertaining as well. It is oriented towards folks that want to go past the everyday constellation type program... More 

Charleston, South Carolina
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2014

Alex provides the chairs, blankets, and telescope....we just enjoyed a spectacular view of the skies and a knowledgable presentation by Alex. If clouds roll in, he is willing to adjust the charges or change your night. Very easy to work with!

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Huntersville, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 18, 2014 via mobile

We read the reviews of Alex and his outing. We decided to do this event and were thrilled with the experience. We have teen sons that love astronomy. They were so engaged with Alex and what he was able to show us with his telescope. I highly recommend this outing is you have anyone in your party that loves looking... More 

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