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Such a fun, informative trip!

We considered not going because they're only open to the public on Thursday nights and it was... read more

Reviewed August 2, 2017
CelticCail
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Reviewed May 20, 2016
Keith L
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Aug 2, 2017
“Such a fun, informative trip!”
May 20, 2016
“Check the newsletter on the web site”
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210 Station Ave, Dennis-Yarmouth High Schoo, South Yarmouth, Yarmouth, MA 02664-3000
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Reviewed August 2, 2017

We considered not going because they're only open to the public on Thursday nights and it was completely overcast so obviously there would be no stars visible. However, I'm very glad we did! We spent probably an hour talking to the gracious host (Joel?) astronomer...More

Date of experience: August 2017
2  Thank CelticCail
Reviewed May 20, 2016 via mobile

Check the newsletter to understand when there are public viewings. The public Thursday star parties don't start till June. Had to really dig to find the schedule.

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank Keith L
Reviewed August 16, 2014 via mobile

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...More

7  Thank needcleansheets
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...More

Date of experience: July 2014
3  Thank STCampbell
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...More

Date of experience: September 2012
7  Thank jae2183
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...More

Date of experience: August 2011
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