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“Interesting and inspiring ”

Sterland Stargazing
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Reviewed 6 April 2018 via mobile

If you wish to see the stars I would really recommend Jurg as your guide. Although he is an amateur, he is passionate and very knowledgeable about the stars and planets in our universe. He welcomes questions, and managed to explain to our 12 year old daughter in simple language, things like "light years" and hot stars versus "old stars"
He has 6 state of the art telescopes and although there was a large group of people we all had adequate time to view the stars and planets. I'm delighted to have learnt to find South using the Southern Cross and pointer stars. I can identify Syrius and Canopus, Jupiter and Beetlejuice, among others. All in all a very worthwhile and educational experience; Something I would like to encourage everyone to take advantage of.

1  Thank Peter S
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 22 June 2018

It is my job to make you happy and enjoying our beautiful Universe!

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Reviewed 18 February 2018

We had such a fantastic experience with Jurg. He is very knowledgeable on the subject, his presentation was very low key and easy to understand for such a vast subject. His equipment is of the highest standard. It is a highly recommendable must do in Sutherland.

Thank Lourens M
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Thank you for enjoying our unique stars, nebulas and galaxies. We want you to leave with a happy heart!

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Reviewed 18 February 2018 via mobile

We spent Friday evening in the company of Jurg, owner of Sterland Stargazing, as well as owner of Sterland Caravan Park.

It was an intriguing evening.Jurg's hobby and passion is sharing his knowledge of the universe.He has 6 telescopes on site and the stargazing was magnificent.

The night sky was the clearest I have ever experienced.

Well worth a visit.

NB: Pick an evening where there is no moon!

Thank Colin S
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 19 February 2018

Colin, it is our pleasure and we are happy you enjoyed your stay.

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Reviewed 28 January 2018

Thoroughly enjoyed our stargazing which started of with our host, Jurg, explaining about the constellations together with a short presentation followed by a 5 minute video. Unfortunately the moon was very bright, but we still got to see the beautiful stars and the moon itself, the latter of which Jurg was kind enough to take photos of with each persons cellphone. The star clusters were amazing - looks like fairyland through a telescope! A big thumbs-up from me!

Thank DianU777
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Jurgens W, Owner at Sterland Stargazing, responded to this reviewResponded 1 February 2018

Thank you so much for understanding the bright moon and still enjoy our beautiful Universe!

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Reviewed 31 December 2017 via mobile

Enjoyed the experience; although it was almost full moon, the stars was shining bright and to see the full moon through a telescope was just wow. Thank you Jurg
PS your reputation comes highly recommended.

Thank Jozann G
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