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Borrego Night Sky Tours

Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Excellent Tour

Just returned from the night sky tour. Dennis is wonderful. Very informative and hilarious. His... read more

Reviewed May 19, 2018
KrissyRDH
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Riverside, California
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So much fun

Being a city dweller I don’t often get to see many stars. I was excited about getting to visit an... read more

Reviewed May 9, 2018
leighla319
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Sunland
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Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
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Borrego Springs, CA 92004
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Reviewed May 19, 2018 via mobile

Just returned from the night sky tour. Dennis is wonderful. Very informative and hilarious. His love of astronomy shows and makes him such a great teacher. Tonight’s weather conditions were not optimal and Dennis warned us about it but I still had a wonderful time...More

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Reviewed May 9, 2018 via mobile

Being a city dweller I don’t often get to see many stars. I was excited about getting to visit an International Dark City with an astronomer. Dennis was fun and so knowledgeable. His passion for the stars is evident. He’s very communicative in advance about...More

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Reviewed April 24, 2018

What a treat to meet Dennis and to have him explain the night sky above us in Borrego Springs. Although viewing conditions were not perfect, Dennis and his 14" Dobsonian telescope gave us a wonderful tour of the night sky - the moon, stars, constellations...More

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Reviewed April 15, 2018

Dennis and his presentation was awesome! It was very cool to see the International Space Station, two distant galaxies, and more! What I will probably remember the most is how to find the North Star. You never know when you may get lost at night,...More

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Reviewed April 9, 2018

My husband and I were in Borrego Springs for a birthday celebration. Denis' star tour was one of the two best experiences we had. (The other was hiking "The Slot.") Dennis is a professional astronomer, working for 40+ years in the field. Not only does...More

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Reviewed April 7, 2018

Dennis is very knowledgeable and he provided good information about sights we would see that evening. He took the time to make sure everyone knew how to use the telescope properly. I especially appreciated that he displayed the stars on his laptop first, to make...More

Thank Norma J
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Reviewed March 17, 2018

Dennis was very well-informed, clear, direct, amusing and altogether gave us a great evening. Even though the weather wasn't ideal (windy and cold), Dennis was generous with his insights and knowledge, and made sure we had a great time. We learned so much, could ask...More

Thank Sarah M
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Reviewed February 21, 2018

Dennis is very knowledgeable and easy to understand. We took our 9 yr old granddaughter and he even made it fun for her. Very interesting, the two hours flew by even in very cold weather.

Thank Sherry B
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Reviewed January 22, 2018 via mobile

Dennis provided a wonderful experience for everyone on the tour! He is very knowledgeable and makes the Borrego Night Sky tour viewing easy to understand. I was impressed with his past experience at several prominent institutions and his passion for helping everyone become more comfortable...More

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Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

Dennis provides an informative and fun trip through the cosmos. Star gazing in January brings the risk of being outdoors in windy conditions. However, Dennis made the most of it. Thoroughly enjoyed this excursion in Anza Borrego.

Thank David A
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Response from Amanda M | Reviewed this property |
It’s all outdoors but I’m not sure whether dogs would be allowed. It may be disruptive to the tour but I would email Dennis the host and ask him
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