Category : Astronomy Gifts

Celestron Travel Scope Telescope

Here we are discussing the 70mm aperture version of the scope which can handle 40x magnification. But there are two other versions of this scope. Celestron TravelScope 50mm Celestron TravelScope 60mm Celestron TravelScope 70mm The only real difference between the 3 different sizes is the actual aperture of the telescope. The bigger the aperture the

Read More →

LEGO City Space Port and Lego Space Shuttle 60080

What a great Lego set this is for the astronomy and lego space fan. The full NASA space shuttle model in Lego. Only around 500 pieces, but it does look impressive when finished. I am sure this lego city space port set will be a big hit, plus remember Lego change their range every 18

Read More →

Celestron 130EQ Astromaster Reflector Telescope

Celestron Astromaster 130EQ Motorised Reflector Telescope Retailer Price Discount Code? P&P   NOTE: The John Lewis version is more money, as it comes complete with the tracking motors, the others do not. For views of the brighter deep space objects like galaxies and nebulae, we recommend the larger aperture and light gathering ability of the

Read More →

Celestron NexStar 4SE Computerised Telescope

Celestron NexStar 4SE Computerised Telescope Retailer Price Discount Code? P&P   The Celestron 4SE telescope is a 4 inch Maksutov-Cassegrain telescope with StarBright XLT high transmission coatings and the proven NexStar computer control technology. It also has nearly 40,000 object database and is also GPS-compatible with optional CN16 GPS Accessory. The box contains the NexStar

Read More →

Maplin Telescopes

Maplin our favourite high street gadget and electronics retailer have just started to sell telescopes. Maplin currently have a range of Danubia and Celestron reflector and refracting telescopes. The new range starts from £49 up to over £500 for the Danubia 200mm on an EQ5 mount. They even have a nice looking brass pocket telescope

Read More →

Planisphere

Last year after BBC Stargazing Live one of the most popular items was the Philips Planisphere, which Jonathan Ross used on the show to find the stars in the sky. The Planisphere is the perfect tool for any amateur astronomer. It comes with full instructions on its use, so you can have a quick look

Read More →

Yuri Gagarin T-Shirt

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of Yuri Gagarin’s first manned space flight with a Gagarin t shirt. The Vostok Capsule was essentially a 2.5m diameter sphere. The Vostok Rocket that it sat on was fuelled by very powerful but seriously noxious propellants: ammonium perchlorate, aluminium powder, and a polymer of butadiene as well as liquid oxygen

Read More →

Wonders of the Solar System DVD

Here is a great gift for someone this Christmas, The Wonders of the Solar System DVD by Brian Cox. This astronomy/space series was originally shown on the BBC. It is presented by Professor Brian Cox, the series takes time to investigate the solar system around us, and the many natural beauties contained within it. Across

Read More →

1 2 3