To all of our clients :
This Friday July 8 we will be closing earlier for a family function
Closing time will be at 3:30 pm
See you on Saturday morning at 10:00 am !
With Over 32 Years in the Eyewear Industry and Over 190 Years of Astronomy Experience!
Comprehensive examinations for children (starting at 2 years) adults and seniors as well as manage a host of eye conditions
MONDAY – FRIDAY 10:00 AM -6:00 PM
SATURDAY 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM
CLOSED SUNDAYS AND HOLIDAYS
There is something great happening up there and coming your way…
Starting with May 9 th, there is the rare “Transit of Mercury”. Then on May 22 rd, the incredible “Mars Opposition”. Not since 2005 has it been this good; 46 million miles away.
June 3 rd holds in store the “Opposition of Saturn” in the constellation Ophiuchus.
of Leo, is Jupiter. Also observable are it’s four large moons.
A gift that doesn’t get forgotten or stuffed in a closet.
At an affordable price, it’s a great deal and a super first-time telescope gift.
A Planisphere ($19.99) and an Astronomy Book ($34.95) make excellent companion gifts !
M45 The Pleiades taken Jan. 6, 2016 and below M42 AND M43 taken Feb. 22,2016
Please see “Astronomy Nights” on the drop down menu for directions and for dressing in a conservation environment.
Hope to see you at the site. You are more than welcome to bring other family members or guests.
A great gift for the music lover on your Grad or Retirement gift list
Whether on the traditional Lorgnette or with a chain, these glasses are sure to please
Some models have a program light as a secondary feature
Pouch carrying case included. Lots of colours available
See store for details
At New Eyes Old Skies, we have designed special presentation boxes. What are presentation boxes?
These are beautifully designed gift boxes presented to your loved one in the event that your scope has to be ordered. They are custom created by our resident craft designer.
Little extras can be added to your custom creation to give your gift a very special personal touch.
For Birthdays, Anniversaries, Retirement Gifts or any occasion.
“Like the Universe, imagination is endless” K. C. Garnet
This Double Header should be on your radar. It is not very often that we are treated with three special events over a three month stretch. The full Moon’s of August 29, September 28, and October 27, should be added to your calendar. In particular, the evening of September 27 should be highlighted in RED … That is the evening when the Moon will be totally eclipsed and at Perigee with the Earth and Sun, ie. Perigee-Syzygy. This refers to the straight line configuration of the three celestial bodies Earth – Moon – Sun
The full Moon’s of August, September and October are all designated as Super Moons.The August Moon is the only one that is also known as a Sturgeon Moon, a Corn Moon or a Grain Moon. In August and October, the centres of these Moons, to the centre of the Earth are less than 361,836 kms apart ,Super Moon worthy. But the full Moon of September 28, is when the moon is 356,877 kms from the Earth, (centre to centre) the closest of all the Super Moon’s!
Starting on the evening of September 27, the eclipse of the moon will last for approximately 3 hours and 20 minutes. Our Moon will be bathed in the Earth’s umbral shadow, revealing that beautiful red hue , we call a “Blood Moon”. Don’t miss this amazing event…..
We at New Eyes Old Skies, will be carrying an excellent assortment of Binoculars and Telescopes for all your evening viewing. Please don’t hesitate in calling Bruce to place orders for that special filter or eyepiece. Clients have already started to place their orders. Call us before the back orders start. This is a wonderful family viewing event not to be missed. Astrophotographers get those cameras ready ! We can order your imagers too…
Man must rise above the Earth—to the top of the atmosphere and beyond—for only thus will he fully understand the world in which he lives.
If there is anything that can bind the heavenly mind of man to this dreary exile of our earthly home and can reconcile us with our fate so that one can enjoy living—then it is verily the enjoyment of the mathematical sciences and astronomy.
~ Johannes Kepler