There are dozens of planispheres to choose from but this one is the classic. It has long been our most popular model. That's because this easy-to-use starfinder is a favorable choice for dialing up the night sky for any date and time. The durable plastic 10" wheel won't be affected by moisture and slips into a protective case when not in use. A great travel companion -- keep one handy in your car. Model 30 - 25-35 degrees latitude - southern U.S. & Mexico.
When the Sun Goes Dark
Perfect for engaging children and young astronomers in solar and lunar eclipses, this illustrated book tells a story of how two curious children and their grandparents re-create eclipses in their living room using everyday items such as a lamp, a tennis ball, two Hula Hoops, and table tennis balls.
Safe Solar Glasses (Set of 10)
Safely peruse the surface of the sun anytime for sunspots or gaze directly at future total eclipses behind these specially designed shades. Constructed from scratch resistant black polymer, each lens boasts an optical density of 5 or greater. They provide the ultimate in protection from harmful solar radiation filtering out 100% of harmful ultra-violet, 100% of harmful infrared, and 99.999% of intense visible light.
Moon Gazer’s Wheel (North)
This unique and interactive Moon Gazer’s Wheel is the perfect beginner’s guide to the Moon.
A perennial favorite has returned! Learn more about our Moon with this detailed 12” NASA approved globe which identifies landing sites and major features.
Solar Science: Exploring Sunspots, Seasons, Eclipses, and More
An NSTA Press Book, Solar Science is the perfect book for middle school teachers, informal science educators, youth group and after school leaders. It provides stand-alone topics and activities that cover topics such as sun tracking, reasons for the seasons, space weather, discovering the sun spot cycle, and much more.
RSpec Explorer Spectrometer
This easy-to-use & affordable spectrometer is perfect for Astro 101, physics, or chemistry classrooms! Its live video display engages students with real-time colorful gas tube spectra & intensity graphs. Great for demonstrations & hands-on labs. There’s virtually no learning curve: just plug it in, launch the included RSpec Explorer software & point the camera at a light source.
ASP Red Light Observer's Pen
Built-in red light lets you log your astronomical observations without compromising your night-vision. Also helps with reading guidebooks and planispheres in the dark. 2, 1.5 volt batteries included. Plastic, 5" L.
El Universo a sus Pies
The Universe at Your Fingertips in Spanish! This new collection of over 60 exemplary hands-on activities features the "greatest hits" from Universe at Your Fingertips and More Universe at Your Fingertips, the most popular resource notebook and activity manuals published by Project ASTRO.
Cosmic Decoders Take-Home Game
Play four games in one with the new Cosmic Decoders card set from the Society's national family astronomy project, and learn some exciting science along the way!
Moon Mission Take-Home Game
New low price! Learn about conditions on the Moon and teach your children teamwork with this cooperative family board game from Family ASTRO, our national program for family activities at the ASP.
Night Sky Adventure Take-Home Kit
New low price! Get to know the bright stars and constellations of each season with the Night Sky Adventure. No background in astronomy needed!
Night Sky Adventure Take-Home Kit (Spanish version)
Paquete Family ASTRO de Aventura en el Cielo Nocturno Conozca las estrellas brillantes y las constelaciones de cada estación con Aventura en el Cielo Nocturno. ¡No necesita saber astronomía!