Explore the Stars Astronomy Tour for Two Adults or Children at Mark's Tree Farm (Up to 62% Off)

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High-powered laser pointer and large telescope showcase planets, galaxies, and nebulae during guided astronomy tour

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Promotional value expires 120 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Reservation required. Merchant's standard cancellation policy applies (any fees not to exceed Groupon price). Limit 2 per person, may buy 2 additional as gifts. Limit 2 per visit. Valid only for option purchased. Subject to weather conditions Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

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  • $49 for two adult admissions to the Explore the Stars astronomy tour ($130 value)
  • $25 for two admissions for children 12 or younger to the Explore the Stars astronomy tour ($50 value)

The eponymous star aficionado at Mark’s Tree Farm invites groups of 30 sky gazers to the farm’s enclosed viewing area, where he guides them through a 90- to 120-minute astronomy tour. High-powered laser pointers draw temporary maps throughout the lesson, which steers eyeballs toward galaxies and planets. Mark also points out constellations, including Orion and the three huge balls of tinfoil that make up Orion’s Belt. Guests can take a break from comfortable chairs and blankets to peer through a large telescope, scouting out celestial bodies such as Jupiter, Earth’s moon, or various nebulae—vivid, polychromatic gatherings of dust and gas illuminated by nearby starlight.

Mark's Tree Farm

Although its name does hint at the long, sharp-scented ranks of Christmas trees, Mark's Tree Farm acts as a gateway to many more of nature's marvels. In tribute to the powers of Mother Earth, Mark grows the trees without the use of any chemicals. The expert stargazer also invites groups to follow his laser pointer and the aim of his telescope during astronomy tours on the farm's enclosed viewing space.

Among the whispering leaves, the sharp tang of evergreen boughs mixes with the aromas of hickory and apple wood in the cooling air. Mark lubricates all of his cutting tools, which slice chips and chunks for smoking meats with canola oil, rather than petroleum-based lubricants that can carry carcinogens. He also packages firewood in custom lengths to fit in different stoves and underwhelming time capsules.

Customer Reviews

Not only to bring binoculars and warm clothing, bring a pillow to lean your head on on the seat back while looking up to the sky. Also, download an app that you can point phone to sky and it tells you all the constellations based in your location.
Wendy T. · August 15, 2015
Dress warm for the trip home Great take. Mark knows his stuff
Margaret A. · August 14, 2015
Really fun and beautiful
Victoria M. · July 13, 2015
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