Planet Fun Store
Whether you’re looking for educational toys and games, or star books and telescopes, our store has unique products the whole family can enjoy.
Planet Fun opens daily at 10:30 a.m., except for on Thanksgiving and Christmas Day.
Purchase a pre-loaded gift card online or at Clark Planetarium. If you purchase online, we will mail the gift card to you or the gift recipient.
Meet our Telescope Expert Tom Sevcik
Tom is our telescope sales specialist. He has built and used various types of telescopes for more than 50 years.
Sevcik served as Vice President of the Salt Lake Astronomical Society, and he teaches classes on Astrophotography at picturesque locations including Great Basin National Park.
Sevcik's knowledge is particularly broad in understanding computer-guided telescopes, and many such telescopes are sold here at the store.
For details about purchasing, setting up or using telescopes, contact Sevcik at 385-468-1264 or e-mail him at TELESCOPES@slco.org.
Celestron Nexstar SE Series
The Nexstar series of revolutionized Telescopes is Planet Fun's most popular telescope.
This line brings computerized star location and guidance to scope enthusiasts at an affordable price. The unique single-fork mount allows easy transport, and quick set-up and take-down. They are lightweight and easy to transport, even in small vehicles.
The Schmidt-Cassegrain optics provide crisp images of your favorite celestial objects and have a 40,000-object database. It is compatible with Wi-Fi drives (not included).
Nexstar 5SE $699.95
Nexstar 6SE $799.95
Nexstar 8SE $1199.95
Celestron Astro-Fi Telescopes
The Astro Fi line gives you top-of-the-line bells and whistles at an entry-level price.
These scopes have integrated Wifi that allows you to control them from your iPhone, iPad, and Android devices. The included smartphone adapter lets you take pictures like a pro using your own phone.
Astro Fi 130MM Newtonian (Reflector) Telescope $449.95
Astro Fi 102MM Mak-Cassegrain Telescope $429.95