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  • Item #: 008212
    Retail: $139.99
    Rainbow Price: $127.95

    The Aurora is my favorite from the ExploreOne series. The aperture of 4 ½ inches on this 114mm telescope is designed for deep sky viewing. With a focal length of 1100 mm and two Plossl (also known as symmetrical eyepiece) eyepieces, this reflector model allows the user to view galaxies, nebulae and star clusters. It also comes with a fully adjustable metal tripod, a red dot finder for locating coveted celestial targets, and astronomy software. We set this telescope up in our office and had an opportunity to play with it. Once set up, we were able to focus on a variety of objects, and the view was clear and crisp.

  • Item #: 043879
    Retail: $29.99
    Rainbow Price: $21.95

      Here is another in the Geosafari Jr. Series of products, intended for your young scientists. Explore the world afar with this 10X magnification telescope (with lens cap) that offers two-eye  viewing (like binoculars) – much easier for young eyes. A tripod is included that is easily attached for steady viewing, images appear upright and clear, and it isn’t necessary to focus. View the night sky or objects at a distance (a deer in the woods maybe), then pack it safely away for use another day.  

  • Item #: 049674
    Retail: $39.99
    Rainbow Price: $32.95

    What a great idea to build your telescope and then be able to use it. This isn't just any toy telescope – it is made of sturdy PVC material and the main lens is a 50mm glass objective.

    Students and adults can easily assemble this telescope by following the step-by-step instructions which are included. A diagram labels the pieces according to their location in the box, so you can lay them out in front of you on a table and within a short time you will have a real working telescope. No tools or adhesives are required, yet pieces fit together snugly and there is no risk of it falling apart during use. What's even cooler is that you can take it apart and rebuild it again and again.

    You are now wondering about the quality of the telescope – fair enough. Instructions and parts are included to build 3 different lens configurations that do use plastic lenses – the main eyepiece (which is wider, has a magnification of 25X and a true field of about 1.5 degrees) and a Barlow eyepiece which you can use to double the magnification to 50X or use as a Galilean eyepiece with 17X magnification. The Galilean eyepiece allows you to view things upright but in a very narrow field of view. Exchange the different eyepieces in and out of the telescoping focus tube for optimum viewing in particular situations. The telescope can also be mounted on a standard camera tripod for steadier focusing and viewing.

    Included with your Skyviewer is a Leo Science Club membership card and a website full of downloadable experiments, scientist biographies, lesson plans, links to more information and a place to share your science and nature photos. The website is easy to maneuver and full of helpful and interesting information. Three adhesive jackets are found in each kit so you can personalize your telescope – outer space, antique telescope, and design-your-own (white). Simply wrap the sheets around the body of your telescope to add a decorative touch. Note that once you add the decorative jacket, you may not want to disassemble the telescope any more.

    We tried the telescope out the windows of our office and saw great detail in the limbs and leaves of the trees growing across the field. Night viewing can be trickier since you need a clear, cloudless sky, but you should be able to see details of the moon and other heavenly bodies. Many constellations can be seen with the naked eye and the included star chart for the northern and southern hemisphere will aid you in locating them.

    Have you ever built a model and then wondered "now what?" With the SkyViewer you not only build it, but you have a working telescope for hours of viewing fun. - Donna

  • Item #: 010201
    ISBN: 9781404251298
    Retail: $8.50
    Rainbow Price: $6.95
  • Item #: 039340
    Retail: $169.95
    Rainbow Price: $152.90
  • Item #: 008211
    Retail: $49.99
    Rainbow Price: $44.95

    ExploreOne Aries Telescope is an ideal beginner scope that is easy to use and includes a simple alt-azimuth mount (for separate horizontal and vertical rotation) and tripod for easier movement and focus. It offers a 50mm aperture (opening), a 600 mm focal length, and two eyepieces. The eyepieces are interchangeable for varied viewing. It also comes with a red dot finder for easy object location, astronomy software and a star map. The red dot finder allows the user to point the finder at the object to be viewed and then proceed to bring the object into focus.

  • Item #: 065532
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $6.95
  • Item #: 008213
    Retail: $99.99
    Rainbow Price: $96.95

    The ExploreOne Gemini is the next step up from the Aries Telescope and allows for viewing at greater distances. Featuring optics that produce crisp images, this telescope has a 70mm aperture (allowing more light for clearer viewing) and a 700mm focal length. The scope comes with two high-end eyepieces and a red dot finder to assist in locating objects in the sky. Easy to set up and operate, it has a versatile alt-azimuth mount (for horizontal and vertical rotation), a fully adjustable tripod, and a tray to help keep accessories organized.

  • Item #: 063805
    Retail: $23.07
    Rainbow Price: $16.95

       Pip-Squeaks might be small, but their (color) punch is mighty. Clever telescoping marker tower is both functional and fun. Store all 50 washable markers in the 6” round by 4.5” tall clear plastic tower when closed or pull open to an 8” high three-tier masterpiece allowing a clear view and reach of all 50 different colors when it’s time to create! ~ Emily

  • Item #: 030051
    ISBN: 9780764976766
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.95
    Catch a glimpse of outer space with this 12" x 13" wall calendar. Each of the 12 breathtaking images is accompanied by a description of the celestial phenomenon depicted. Important dates in the history of space exploration and astronomical events in the calendar's year are noted throughout.
  • Item #: 061964
    ISBN: 9780745956275
    Retail: $17.95
    Rainbow Price: $13.50

    You probably know about the famous men of astronomy from your science and history books, but do you know the truth about them and all of the others who paved the way for modern-day astronomy? This book covers from 1500 to 1700 and the strides that were made, beginning to end, and the people who made them – not just the ones you have heard of. People of that period were on a quest to discover and prove facts about astronomy and the universe: math, logic and technology being key to accurate discoveries. This 440-page, softcover book will take you chronologically through the astronomical renaissance and show (with some pictures and illustrations) how thinking changed from one theory to another as astronomers were proven to be right or wrong. You will read how famous men fit into the sequence with many others who were on the same path. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 005397
    Retail: $12.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.75

    Durable, lightweight and colorful, these binoculars are perfect for little eyes and hands. The large lenses, easy grip handles, and easy to dial knob provide 6x magnification, making these binoculars an excellent nature study tool to take on hikes. Made of impact-resistant plastic with soft rubber eyepieces and a breakaway lanyard for easy carrying, this is a great choice for children not yet old enough for a "more adult" pair.

  • Item #: 053254
    ISBN: 9780890516416
    Retail: $34.99
    Rainbow Price: $24.75

    This beautiful book is so much more than just a guide to the stars. Written from a Christian perspective, Dr. Jason Lisle explains the celestial phenomena of God's creation. Beautiful photography, illustrations, and information take you on a tour through the event of stargazing – the movement of heavenly bodies, celestial events, telescopes, the moon, sun, stars, and planets, deep sky objects, and the relevance of astronomy.

    One especially interesting chapter that makes this stargazing guide a bit different is the chapter concerning the eye and how it works. This is a short chapter that explains the structure of the eye – cones, rods, iris, pupil, retina – and how they are involved in your vision and adaptation to lighting conditions. There are tips for adapting to night sky viewing with a telescope, binoculars, and with the naked eye.

    You will find this book helpful before you begin viewing, and while you are gazing at the night sky. Star charts will help guide you through the constellations, major stars, nebula, the Milky Way, and neighboring galaxies. Incredible photographs of the sun and its activity, the moon and its terrain and phases, and planets with their moons will leave you in awe of the universe in which we live. A planisphere (designed for 40 degrees north) is also now included with the book.

    This is a reference that will serve your family well, no matter the ages; and one that can be used for many years. 240 pages, hc. ~ Donna

  • Item #: 004455
    ISBN: 9780823415076
    Retail: $7.99
    Rainbow Price: $5.95

    Introduce the night sky to children through the lens of the history of stargazing, stars and constellations, telescopes and the planetarium.

  • Item #: 000405
    Retail: $18.75
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 000408
    Retail: $18.75
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 000491
    Retail: $18.75
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 029834
    ISBN: 9781607109495
    Retail: $15.95
    Rainbow Price: $11.50

  • Item #: 000407
    Retail: $18.75
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 000450
    Retail: $22.50
    Rainbow Price: $18.00
  • Item #: 012202
    ISBN: 9780794528058
    Retail: $9.99
    Rainbow Price: $9.49

    Provides information and statistics on the sky, telescopes, space missions, astronaut training, satellites, the sun, moon, stars, planets, and more. It also lists Internet sites for additional information.

  • Item #: 000404
    Retail: $18.75
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 000472
    Retail: $18.75
    Rainbow Price: $15.00
  • Item #: 008585
    Retail: $15.00
    Rainbow Price: $10.95
  • Item #: 046141
    ISBN: 9781465446060
    Retail: $4.99
    Rainbow Price: $3.95

  • Item #: 008431
    Retail: $3.95
    Rainbow Price: $3.25

    Protect your brushes on the go! This round translucent case features a telescopic action that allows you to adjust the case longer or shorter to accommodate your different brush lengths.

  • Item #: 000458
    Retail: $22.50
    Rainbow Price: $18.00
  • Item #: 001326
    Retail: $0.00
    Rainbow Price: $9.99

    Decorate your walls or ceiling with this glow-in-the-dark kit. Decorations are made of glow-in-the-dark plastic. The moon measures about 6 in diameter, and there are 50 stars in a variety of sizes (mounting stickers included). Test your space knowledge with the included activity book word search, hidden pictures, crossword, matching, cryptogram, and test your knowledge pages. You will also receive a tiny, genuine meteorite specimen encased in a plastic bubble on a stand up display (3 x 2 ). Sweet dreams as you drift off under the night sky! ▲CHOKING HAZARD (1). Not <3yrs.

  • Item #: 032843
    ISBN: 9780890517871
    Retail: $14.99
    Rainbow Price: $10.95
    Take a fast-paced journey through the solar system! Beginning with the rugged surface of the moon, students will explore the planets and constellations and further investigate deep sky wonders, extra solar planets and more. The history of the telescope and breakthroughs in astronomy are also covered.
  • Item #: 046677
    ISBN: 9781594763885
    Retail: $6.45
    Rainbow Price: $6.30