This reversable, double layered Astronomy Canvas Tote celebrates the night sky with retro artwork. Gift one to your favorite astronomer, your star-gazing buddy, or anyone who loves to look up! 14.5”h x 18”w. 100% recycled canvas.
Explore Comets and Asteroids! : With 25 Great Projects
Have you ever wished on a shooting star? Shooting stars often appear when the earth passes through the dust and debris left by a passing comet. Explore Comets and Asteroids! With 25 Amazing Projects takes readers on a fantastic journey through space, where they investigate comets, asteroids, and lesser-known space wonders through 25 experiments and activities designed for curious kids. Paperback, 88 pages, Ages 7 to 10
Vol. 524 - Advancing Astronomy for All (ASP 2018)
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Henrietta Swan Leavitt Pint Glass
Back in 1893, Henrietta Swan Leavitt, was not allowed to operate a telescope at the Harvard College Observatory. However, her fascination for the luminosity of Cepheid variable stars, and her determination to look at the plates of 1,777 variable stars, identify them, and measure their brightness, let her to discover the relation between the luminosity and the period of Cepheid variable stars.
Apollo 11 Star Chart Art Poster, 12” x 24”
In celebration of Apollo 11’s voyage to the moon, this 16” x 24” art poster exhibits how the stars were used in conjunction with an onboard guidance system to direct the spacecraft onto and away from the lunar surface. To determine their location, an astronaut would optically locate a star and input the code from the chart into the system, which would calculate the position of the spacecraft.
Big Dipper/Little Dipper Earrings
A perfect pair of earrings for the Ursa Major and Ursa Minor geek! The earring set is made of sterling silver hooks and sliver plated pendants. Approx 1" diameter.
Big Dipper Necklace (1 1/4"), 22" chain
The Big Dipper necklace is the perfect gift for astronomer lovers! The most visible part of the constellation Ursa Major, this necklace is a silver plated 1 1/4" pendant on a 22" sterling silver chain.
Astronomy: Cool Women in Space
In Astronomy: Cool Women in Space young readers will be inspired by stories of women who have made great strides in a field that takes courage, persistence, and creativity to pursue. Most people have heard of Carl Sagan and Stephen Hawking, but have you heard of Maria Mitchell or Caroline Herschel? For many decades, female astronomers have been defining the field by making discoveries that changed the human relationship with space.Paperback,106 pages, Ages 9-12
Book Set: The Space Race & Planetary Science
A staff pick for an excellent science book set for teens ages 12 to15! In The Space Race: How the Cold War Put Humans on the Moon, where teens explore the race to the moon against the chilling backdrop of the Cold War. In Planetary Science: Explore New Frontiers, readers embark on a journey through the solar system and beyond, exploring planets, moons, dwarf planets, exoplanets and everything in-between. Author Matthew Brenden Wood, Illustrator Samuel Carbaugh. Ages 12-15. Softcover.
Voyager Golden Record Necklace, 22"
This unisex Voyager Golden Record cover necklace is the perfect gift for the astronomy geek. The Voyager Golden Records are phonograph records which were sent to outer space, beyond the solar system, on the Voyager spacecrafts in 1977. They contain a message to aliens or future humans. Rough, scratched finish. 24k gold plated; 1.2″ pendant, 22” chain.