7. Beach Stargazing with an Astrophysicist in Jervis Bay
Your Space Journey includes: - Laser-guided Naked-eye Astronomy at sunset on Nelsons beach with waves sounds - Tips and Hacks on Navigation using the Stars. We may see (depending on the time of the year) our fabulous Milky Way • Satellites • the International Space Station • Tiangong Space station • Shooting stars - Constellation Storytelling, Star Signs • Orion (depending on the time of year) • Antique Constellations • History of Constellations • Constellations in other cultures - State-of-the-art Telescope viewing on Plantation Point (depending on the time of the year): the Moon and its craters and seas • Saturn’s rings • the Moons of Jupiter • Mars • Venus • the Orion Nebula • Star clusters • Double & triple stars • Deep space objects such as galaxies - Astronomy Binocular viewing - Q&A with an Astrophysicist - Complimentary Night Digital Photography Souvenir to keep forever About your Guide: Dimitri Douchin, PhD is an astrophysicist, cultural astronomer and Tedx speaker. He is also the co-founder of Blue Mountains Stargazing (Bronze Winner of 2022 NSW Tourism Awards in the Tour Operator category) with his fiancée Caroline. They are based in St Georges Basin in Jervis Bay. More information: We need a minimum of 4 participants to run the tour. You can still book for only 1 or 2 participants, and we will let you know 24 hours before if we have enough participants. If we don't reach 4 participants, we will refund you. Maximum capacity: 20 participants Private tours: Minimum 6 participants Age: Children above 6 years old. Child ticket: 6-15 years old. Dog-friendly (please keep your dog on leash) Weather conditions: In the event of overcast skies, we will email a cancellation notification at 3 pm on the day of the tour and will offer the opportunity to choose a credit valid for 3 years transferable to other people as a gift voucher; or a refund (4% service fees non-refundable, $3.40 fees per ticket). Cancellations: Bookings cancelled by guests are non-refundable. No-shows are non-refundable. Rescheduling: Up to 24 hours before the start of the tour.