Skip to content


Observe, Seek and You Shall Find (RCT)

A cache by Roarmeister Send Message to Owner Message this owner
Hidden : 05/16/2009
1.5 out of 5
1.5 out of 5

Size: Size:   micro (micro)

Join now to view geocache location details. It's free!


How Geocaching Works

Please note Use of services is subject to the terms and conditions in our disclaimer.

Geocache Description:

Welcome to Eastend, Saskatchewan. A place that is known for it's dinosaurs (Scotty the T-rex) and rugged badlands terrain. But I'll bet you didn't know it was also a good place to sit out and observe the stars! The altitude at the location is 3350 ft above sea level.

Eastend has one of the few observatories open to the public in western Canada. The Wilkinson Memorial Observatory was founded by Jack Wilkinson, a blacksmith who built his own telescopes and hand-ground his own lenses. When he died in 1953, the community took over maintenance of the observatory, which is located on top of one of the valley hills and features an 11-inch (28-cm) Celestron telescope. - David McLennan, The Encyclopedia of Saskatchewan.

See also the article at the following page:

The observatory is open again in 2009 by arrangements that can be made at the musem or by calling Sig Giverhaug at 295-3565. Check out this 2-page article on the Observatory as well:

Additional Hints (Decrypt)

Yvxr gur fgnef, guvf pnpur nyfb nccrnef gb or irel irel gval!

Decryption Key


(letter above equals below, and vice versa)

Reviewer notes

Use this space to describe your geocache location, container, and how it's hidden to your reviewer. If you've made changes, tell the reviewer what changes you made. The more they know, the easier it is for them to publish your geocache. This note will not be visible to the public when your geocache is published.