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Space: Dark Universe Wall Calendar 2015 - $14.99


LunarPhase Pro is a utility for Windows which provides a range of information on the Moon and, to a lesser degree, the Sun, graphically displaying the current phase of the moon and lunar data, in real time.

Explore a vast array of astronomical wonders, both natural and man-made! Replay spectacular fly-bys of Voyager, Galileo, and other famous space missions. Never miss your chance to witness celestial events, such as Jupiter satellite shadow transits, with the powerful Events Finder. Easily navigate around the cosmos using SkyGuide as your tour guide. Starry Night Enthusiast gives you the freedom and resources to explore the night sky on your computer or with the naked eye or a pair of binoculars.

Alpha Omega Publications SCI 0609 Astronomy
                              and The Stars

Alpha Omega Publications SCI 0609 Astronomy and The Stars

Aperture: 8-Inch. Focal Length: 2000mm. Focal Ratio: f/10. UHTC coatings, Standard Field Tripod, 1.25-Inch Diagonal Prism, 26mm Series 4000 Super PlŲssl Eyepiece. The most widely used research quality telescope now features the most advanced optical system.

Increase your in-the-field observing success with Starry Night Pro Version 6.3. Use the Events Finder to choose targets, or make your own Observing List for a specific night or for specific objects of interest. Print out three-view starhopping charts customized to your equipment that effortlessly guide you to challenging objects. With extensive data sets, advanced telescope control, and comprehensive observational tools, Starry Night Pro is a powerful program designed for the serious astronomer. Transform your computer into a sophisticated virtual observatory.

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Americas Astronauts Poster - $7.95

Americas Astronauts Poster is an educational informational poster showing the different space suits used in the space program and measures 24 x 36 inches

We now carry meteorites for sale in all sizes and price ranges!!
As low as 15 cents each!!

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meteorites for sale

Did you know that there are more than 100,000 planets
almost the same size of earth drifting in orbit around our sun??

They take thousands of years to complete just one orbit!!

These planets are located part way between our sun
and the local star Proxima Centauri!!

Celestron PowerSeeker 70AZ Alt Azimuth Telescope - $123.95

Quick and easy no‚ tool setup

One of the best features the Powerseeker 80AZ telescope offers is an easy no tool setup. Go from opening the box to gazing the night sky in minutes without need of complex calibration.

Fully Coated Optics

Fully coated glass optical components with high transmission coatings for enhanced image brightness and clarity. Objects appear crisp distinct and truer‚ to‚ life in both color and contrast.

Entry to Astronomy

Enjoying amateur astronomy year round is a fantastic family completely affordable learning experience. Hours of stargazing will expand every family's quest for knowledge opening the wonders of the universe through wholesome entertainment.

f/10 focal ratio

With a f/10 apeture offers a wide field of view for observing star clusters or nebulae. The same width is also useful for inspecting the natural terrestrial world with amazing close‚ups of wildlife and monuments.


IMAX Alidade Telescope Compass - 89412 - $69.95

A fabulous table or shelf accessory, this telescope compass is created from high quality aluminum and a superior casting for a miniature piece you are sure to enjoy. Made of 80% Brass, 20% Sheesham WoodOverall Dimensions: 8"(L) x 4.5"(W) x 6"(H)Item Weight: 1.46 lbs.

This is the Star I named after myself
Star name: David J Wards Star
Star owner: David J Ward
Dedication: My Star Shines to the Universe Forever
Magnitude: 12.84 mag
Tycho-Identifier: 8896:849:1
Declination: -62.8721į Right Ascension: 5h 54m 14.74s Distance: not in database
Spectral type: not in database
Constellation: Dorado (Goldfish)
Constellation does not belong to the zodiac.

International Space Station Poster - $7.95

International Space Station Poster is a detailed educational poster about the construction and development of the space station and measures 24 x 36 inches

"Brass/Leather Harbor Master Telescope 30"" - Leather" - $109.00

" The Hampton Nautical Brass-Leather Telescope 30 is a true nautical gem that can serve as a functional telescope or a symbol of seafaring pride in any room or office. Focusing is accomplished by adjusting the eyepiece ring on the telescope tube, and a solid brass cap is included to protect the lens when not in use. The stand has an adjustable knob to change and hold a specific direction. This solid brass nautical gem adds a beautiful shine and warmth to any room it graces. The wooden tripod stand features smooth, polished round legs, each with solid brass fittings and a screw release to let you adjust the height. A solid brass chain holds the three wooden legs together so the telescope can maintain its position. Dimensions: 14" L x 3" W x 30" H † 15X Magnification Polished brass telescope†with leather-wrapped†body Glass optics for a clear view (not plastic lenses) Fully functional telescope focuses and magnifies Sturdy wooden tripod supports telescope when viewing Custom engraving/photo etching available : Logos, pictures or slogans can be easily put on any item. Typical minimum custom order is 100+ pieces. Minimum lead-time to produce and engrave is 4+ weeks. † "

Our popular StarBlast 6 Astro Telescope just got a lot smarter! This portable 6" f/5.0 reflector now comes ready for use with Orion's exclusive computerized object location system, allowing night sky newbies to pinpoint hundreds, even thousands of astronomical objects with pushbutton ease. With the addition of Orion's critically acclaimed IntelliScope technology, the StarBlast 6i becomes the most compact and portable computerized 6" reflector telescope on the market. Even beginners can quickly locate any of 14,000+ celestial objects with the easy-to-use locator. You'll see more celestial delights in one evening than you ever imagined! Weighing nearly 40% less than our comparable SkyQuest XT6 IntelliScope, the StarBlast 6i ships with a fully assembled base and weighs just 23.5 lbs. The small, lightweight form allows the telescope to be used on a sturdy table, the hood of car, the landing of an outdoor stairway, or any other suitable flat surface. Robust construction including teflon bearings and adjustable altitude tension on the base ensures smooth maneuvering of the StarBlast 6i. Masterfully engineered for reliable performance and easy point-and-view maneuverability, the StarBlast 6i IntelliScope Astro Telescope truly is a high-tech telescope with a low-tech, non-intimidating feel. You'll have a blast using it! One-year limited warranty.


Rocket man, I think it's going to be a long, long time. When Princeton physicist Gerard K. O'Neill published the first edition of High Frontier back in the mid 1970s (just four years after "Rocket Man," to be exact), he just assumed that some of us would be living in orbit by now. Or as the Space Studies Institute's George Friedman puts it in a new essay for this third edition of O'Neill's pioneering work, the L5 society's slogan "L5 in '95!" certainly wasn't referring to 2095.


Orion Dobsonians have always been known for superb optical and mechanical quality, wonderful ease of use, and remarkably affordable prices. One other thing they - and almost all other Dobs on the market - have had in common: you pushed the telescope to your observing target by hand. Until now. Orion is pleased to herald another giant leap in Dobsonian evolution with the introduction of the SkyQuest XTg series of fully motor driven GoTo Dobsonians. Now, pointing a Dob to even the most elusive of NGC curiosities is as easy as pushing a button or two on the XTg Dobsonians' illuminated hand controller. High-torque servo motors guided by two pairs of high-resolution encoders then slew the telescope right to your object of interest - any of over 42,000 objects in the GoTo controller's database. No more nudging the telescope tube continuously to keep the object from drifting out of the field of view, either. The XTg automatically tracks the object's motion, keeping it centered in the eyepiece while you savor the view. What's more, the closed-loop electronics of the XTg let you move the telescope manually - or endure the accidental bump - without losing orientation for accurate, automated GoTo pointing!

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