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What's Up Observatory

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You don't need a pith helmet or a visit to a safari outfitter to join one of our star safaris (warm clothes though are a good idea). Together we travel millions of light years through the Milky Way and beyond.Our regular Stargazing program is about...more
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Hours Today: 8:00 pm - 11:00 pm
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Suggested duration: 1-2 hours
near Beer Ora, Eilat, Israel
+972 54-481-9973
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Ethan is a great guy and very knowledgeable. We spent the late evening with him as he pointed out constellations, planets, moons, and other interesting objects. He has a great telescope and does an awesome job navigating the night sky.

Thank Tom J
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The activity take place in a nice location few kilometers into the desert, the instructor has a lot of knowledge and he can express him very well. We came with a 4 years old kid, and even him enjoyed very much! We would defenatly recommend...More

Thank adamanor
Reviewed 1 October 2018

Met Ethan 20 minutes outside Eilat - just our family of 3. The Moon was half up so we didn't see the Milky Way BUT we did see the surface of the Moon, Jupiter and its 5 moons, saturn, venus, mars and binary stars with...More

Thank dween
Reviewed 29 April 2018

A great option for a night tour in Eilat. Ethan is extremely knowledgeable about our solar system and presents the information in a really interesting and fun way. We got to see Jupiter and Venus in addition to a bunch of other stars and constellations....More

1  Thank Yulia B
Reviewed 10 April 2018

This is a must do activity in Eilat. Eitan is not just knowledgeable but is passionate about what he does! My 13 and 19 year old loved it as did the 4 year old of another family that joined us. There is a reason for...More

Thank MikeTheTourGuide
Reviewed 1 January 2018

With little light pollution, you can see the night sky clearly near Eilat. Ethan gives an excellent explanation and with his telescope...see amazing sites in the night sky. Good for families and kids of all ages!

Thank Gil M
Reviewed 28 December 2017 via mobile

Fascinating and intellectually stimulative experience. Great concept to familiarize to wonders of starry sky. I warmly recommend! Upea kokemus tutustua keskellä aavikkoa tähtitaivaan ihmeisiinn. Ethan osaa tehdä kokemuksesta elävän ja älyllisesti kiehtovan ☺ Suosittelen! 👍

Thank MarcoR5693
Reviewed 10 December 2017

What a superb idea what Ethan did with this program. I found the "What's up observatory" accidentally on the internet, and it was a perfect closing night of our trip in Eilat. Even that night only me and my girlfriend checked in for the program,...More

Thank Tamas_Gy
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

We went with young kids to see the stars. Eitan is a great instructor with a lot of knowledge about the stars. The telescope he uses is good for kids. Highly recommended when the moon is not full.

1  Thank Guy B
Reviewed 25 July 2017

Warmly recommended especially during the meteor shower seasons which is unforgettable. Ethan is knowledgable and has the ability to impart the information in a simple yet professional way. This outing with Ethan is a magical and unique experience for young and old alike not to...More

1  Thank Shelley Z
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26 July 2016|
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Response from Shmuel B | Reviewed this property |
I would suggest calling him at +972 54-481-9973 and if you do not reach him, leve a message with your phone number.
Suzanne K
4 July 2016|
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Response from Shmuel B | Reviewed this property |
You need to meet him in the desert. I would think you could make arrangements with a local taxi to bring you out.
Daniel Felipe A
26 April 2015|
Response from Shlomiesdad | Property representative |
Thank you Daniel, i love what I do and hope I pass that along to my guests.