Look Up Way Up Observatory
Have an unforgettable night of stargazing at our backyard observatory. Experience what it’s really like to be an amateur astronomer.
- See the rings of Saturn, the moons of Jupiter and the storm rings on the planet
- See the craters and seas of the moon in crystal clear detail
- learn how to use the constellations to find and view deep space objects such as galaxies, nebula and star clusters
Your night will include:
- a 15-minute orientation where you are introduced to telescopes
- a 15-20 minute slide presentation where we view and discuss the objects we will be observing
- All the stargazing you can handle!! (approximately 2-3 hours)
- You will be looking through an Orion XT 10 Plus Newtonian Light Bucket and a Celestron SE with a 2-meter focal length
- Take photographs of the moon using your smart phone
- New for 2019 – video astronomy! view objects on laptop computer in full colour.
Please note that Jupiter and Saturn will not be available until late June. Bookings will need to be re-scheduled on cloudy nights.