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Planetwalk

You can walk from the Sun to Pluto at the Robert Ferguson Observatory by turning onto Adobe Canyon... read more

Reviewed November 25, 2018
thetravelorganizer
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Tega Cay, South Carolina
A year with the heavens

I stumbled upon RFO while looking for kid friendly activities in wine country. I had just Mike... read more

Reviewed August 14, 2013
Lexiefaye
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Berkeley, California
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Reviewed November 25, 2018

You can walk from the Sun to Pluto at the Robert Ferguson Observatory by turning onto Adobe Canyon Road from Highway 12. There you will find PlanetWalk, a 1:2.36 billion scale model of our solar system. Even at this scale, the roundtrip walk covers some...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed August 14, 2013

I stumbled upon RFO while looking for kid friendly activities in wine country. I had just Mike Brown's "How I killed Pluto ..." so was instantly interested. What I found was an amazingly nice, helpful and knowledgable community of amateur scientists who were enthusiastically offering...More

Date of experience: September 2012
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Reviewed April 14, 2013

We camped at Sugarloaf and, with luck, happened to be there on a "star party" weekends. Dedicated volunteer docents gave short, interesting talks about stars (on the weekend we were there, there was a talk about pulsars, one about star life cycles, and one about...More

Date of experience: March 2013
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