If you still send notecards to connect with friends and family and want to share your passion for astronomy, correspond with these elegant, nostalgic-looking notecards featuring an old observatory sketch, an early scientific illustration of spectra of light from various sources, a waxing crescent moon image, or vintage Saturn and ring illustrations. Set of 4, one of each. 4.5” x 6” folded. 100% recycled card and envelope. Blank inside.
Lite Owl - 3D Viewer
Designed by Brian May, the Lite Owl is the perfect 3-D viewer to view our Astronomy 3D stereocards and our new CD Moon Mission book. Thin and light it is perfect to view any modern or vintage stereo images, 3-D videos and even VR content on a smart phone. Since it is hand held focusing is very and can be used by glass wearers. Shipping cost is included in the price.
The Lite Owl – 3D Viewer with Astronomical Cards
This set of 12 Astronomical stereo cards and 3-D viewer (see images below) were designed and selected by Brian May. The hand held viewer is self focusing and perfect to view any modern or vintage stereo images and 3-D videos. The cards come in a specially created adhesive-free box designed by May.
ASP Glass Constellation Mug – Crux, The Southern Cross
New low price! Our 2018 and 4th Limited Edition Constellation glass mug features Crux, The Southern Cross. In tropical regions Crux can be seen in the sky from April to June. This constellation is bordered by Centaurus (which surrounds it on three sides) on the east, north, and west, and Musca to the south. For locations south of 34°S, Crux is circumpolar and thus always visible in the night sky.
Saturn V Nanoblock
This Nanoblock Saturn V Rocket construction set will keep you busy with over 350 pieces to build your own mini Saturn V. Measures 6” tall. Ages 12+
Astro Telescope Nanoblock
This Nanoblock Astro Telescope construction set will keep you busy with over 70 pieces to build your own mini telescope. Ages 8+
Vintage Celestial Art Gift Wrap / Set of 4
Wrap gifts, books, and calendars with these vintage celestial gift wrap, The Phases of the Moon and the Celestial Chart. Printed on textured Italian archival paper, this wrapping paper also makes beautiful wall hangings for the office, guest room, or library. Can’t decide? Wrap gifts with one set and frame and hang the others in your favorite room. Set includes 2 of each design. 20” x 28”. Shipped rolled.
Star Wheel Notebook
Enjoy the mysteries of the night sky with this handy journal. Cleverly designed, the star wheel always stays with the journal helping to identify a selection of the brightest visible constellations in the Northern Hemisphere while encouraging documenting observations. 6 ¼” x 6 ¼”
Mini 4.3” Globes / Set of 3
Swivel, tilt, and spin! This set of 3 miniature 4.3” globes is the perfect gift for teachers, those who love globes, or children of all ages. The set includes a satellite of Earth, celestial images, and the moon, each offering a smooth two-axis rotation on a sturdy stand.
Space Science and Astronomy Theatre
Get ready to be entertained and informed with newly published and innovative, Space Science and Astronomy Theatre.
Are you a teacher, parent struggling to get youngsters, young adults or an inquisitive student interested in space science and astronomy? This fun-filled book of theatrical scenes using role playing is just right for you!
ASP Glass Constellation Mug – Ursa Major
Enjoy a cup of hot cocoa or morning coffee in our 2017 Limited Edition Constellation glass mug featuring Ursa Major, one of the handiest constellations to identify in our night skies, especially if you are a navigator.
The New Patterns In The Sky: Myths & Legends of the Stars
New lower price! The New Patterns in the Sky, a modern classic in the literature of star lore, is a comprehensive collection of myths, legends, and historical notes about each of the 88 constellations and the sun, moon, Milky Way, and shooting stars. Written for the non-specialist and widely respected by professional planetarians, this book provides a substantive review of the familiar star lore that has developed among the world's cultures. By Julius Staal.
The Night Sky Planisphere (Large) 40'-50'
The Night Sky is a rotating star finder- or planisphere that allows the user to recognize the constellations for any time of night, any day of the year. The sky appears to rotate (due to the rotation and orbital motion of the earth), so to be successful recognizing the constellations a beginner needs to know which stars are above the horizon at any time. This is the full-sized version of The Night Sky suitable for the 40°-50° latitude zone (northern United States and parts of Europe).
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.
More Universe at Your Fingertips
The best-selling astronomy education resource available just got better! The thousands of educators and astronomers who own the original Universe at Your Fingertips have asked us for more! Here are 25 new classroom-tested activities, a host of resource listings and teaching suggestions, plus a guide to reliable astronomy information and activities on the web.
Tours of the Night Sky
This best-selling ASP collection of 4 seasonal audio nightsky tours and 40-page booklet with star charts makes stargazing easy. Whether hiking, camping, or simply going out into your backyard, you can play these audio tours (either CD or cassette) on your portable player and embark on a magical tour of the heavens. Using the brightest stars as markers, you will soon effortlessly locate major constellations and discover their mythical origins. It's like having an astronomer by your side!